Michael Stone <mst...@debian.org> writes: > I don't think popcon is a good reason to pause if there are valid > concerns suggesting removal is a good thing, for the exact reason that > it's skewed to propagating existing practice. I'm not sure there's any > really good use for popcon, but I'll continue to believe that any value > it does have is more related to how many unique configurations it > reflects rather than how many duplicate instances it can hold.
Seeing that some people out there in the world have installed and are using a package that I maintain in Debian makes me happy. I think we shouldn't underestimate the pure psychological value of that, even if it's hard to attribute specific meaning to the statistics. (Thank you, Bill, for maintaining popcon!) -- Russ Allbery (r...@debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>