On Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:59:57 +0100
"Andreas K. Hüttel" <dilfri...@gentoo.org> wrote:

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> On Sunday 24 January 2016 16:50:46 Göktürk Yüksek wrote:
> > 
> > I don't want to go off-topic here too much but this is more than a
> > missing tools issue. There are privacy concerns regarding the
> > collection of such information. I recall this proposed idea from
> > Google Summer of Code:
> > 
> > https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code/2012/Ideas#Package_stati
> > stics_reporting_tool  
> This has been debated to death. As long as noone is forced to use it,
> privacy concerns shouldnt be a problem. And it would be extremely
> useful how many of our maintainer-needed packages are actually still
> compiled once per year. (Or if any one single person even uses KDE on
> ppc64.)

you'd probably get much more reliable stats on package usage by
gathering distfiles d/l stats from mirrors and mapping that to packages

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