Subject: Re: pkgsrc survey
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Martijn van Buul <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/05/2005 08:32:43
It occurred to me that Jeremy C. Reed wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.general:
> I have been told that email addresses and individual machine release
> levels will not be divulged to anyone and that only information relating
> to packages and pkgsrc will be used and will only present that to people.
Keeping the above in mind, wouldn't
> Consider only submitting a survey once per month; maybe a monthly job
> could be useful to spot trends.
skew the results? I have two NetBSD machines (both of them sadly without
an internet connection for the next few weeks, so the point is a bit moot).
If I do a monthly survey, I generate as much entries in one year than my
24 friends who only did it once.
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