Subject: Re: *BSD Counter Project
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Josef Grosch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/04/2001 13:28:35
On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 04:10:12PM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> >On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 02:27:10PM -0400, Bob Bernstein wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 10:44:48AM -0700, Josef Grosch wrote:
> >> > Please read the the FAQ to understand why the count of FreeBSD users
> >> > is so much larger than any other BSD.
> >> I read the FAQ. It explains "why" but it doesn't explain the reasons
> >> for not starting all the counters at zero.
> >> A child could see that your data is hopelessly skewed.
> >I did start the counters at zero. The current count represents people who
> >have declared themselves to be a user of a given OS or a mix of OSs.
> "I'll set all the counters to zero and then fill in OS data for everything
> initially based on data that only measures FreeBSD counts.". Yep, I'd say
> that about sums it up. It's fairly obvious to anyone looking at this that's
> it's skewed heavily in one direction arbitrarily. To claim otherwise (and
> expect anyone to beleive it) is ridiculous.
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