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Re: Publishing and PostgreSQL

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>,"Jonathan Gennick" <jgennick(at)oreilly(dot)com>,<pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Publishing and PostgreSQL
Date: 2005-08-11 07:55:01
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE6C7879@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> >> If your average spend on books per download of PostgreSQL 
> is about 6 
> >> cents, I think there's something wrong somewhere. [775,000 
> downloads 
> >> this year]
> >
> > Yes but how many of those downloads turned into someone 
> actually using 
> > the software? Probably 5%. How many of those downloads are 
> from people 
> > who already use the software? I have downloaded it myself 
> probably 30 
> > times this year.
> 
> Definitely concur with that, as I know I've downloaded 
> several hundred copies between reinstalling computers, 
> upgrading postgresql versions, etc ...

But do you download it through the website? AFAIK, direct downloads from
the mirrors are *not* included in the count above - it's just the
clickthrough counts on the website..

//Magnus

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