Me thinks this is a good idea! In particular, looking at which features are most frequently used/not used can also help improve the design and features.
Recording crashes and sending over a dump will be exceedingly useful in improving stability. Making public the recorded data can help assure privacy concerns. Kelvin Quee 魏有豪 Sent from mobile +65 9177 3635 On 23 May, 2013, at 16:51, Jeremy Sanders <jer...@jeremysanders.net> wrote: > Would anyone object if I were to add optional anonymous usage statistics to > Veusz? I think it would be quite nice to know how many people are using it. > > The idea I had in mind would be if the program was used for more than a few > days, it would pop up a dialog box asking whether to send anonymous > statistics. > > If so, the program would download a particular web page monthly or every two > weeks. On average, the number of downloads of this page per month would give > some indication of the usage. It might also record the date of original > installation, to get an idea of the time used. > > I have some other ideas which might be more controversial: > > - Record statistics of plot widget types used - might be helpful to identify > which features are being used > > - Record statistics of import data file types > > - Record statistics of dialog boxes used > > - How often the program is used > > Does anyone have any opinions? Is this a good idea? How far should it go? > > Jeremy > > _______________________________________________ > Veusz-discuss mailing list > Veuszfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/veusz-discuss _______________________________________________ Veusz-discuss mailing list Veuszemail@example.com https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/veusz-discuss