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From: Mike Haspert (mike_haspert_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-20 14:03:33

I might believe those numbers because I just found boost by 2 different paths in the
past month.
1. I took an STL class where the instructor described boost as the tryouts for what
gets into the next version of the standard, and gave homework using smart_pointer.
2. I found Boost.Python while trying to reuse some C++ libraries from Python and it
saved me.
Many thanks.

Beman Dawes wrote:

> Around the first of the year, was being visited by about
> 1,500 people a week. The boost_all files were being downloaded around 250
> times a week.
> Then we switched hosts, and stopped getting the weekly visit reports; the
> new host required a problematic setup I never go around to completing. A
> couple of weeks ago I finally completed the setup, and am now getting
> reports again.
> While last week obviously may have been totally atypical, the numbers are
> still interesting. Unique site visitors a week is now around
> 4,600. Downloads of and boost_all.tar.gz total close to
> 2,000.
> While I don't put a lot of faith in the specific numbers, the trend is
> still clear. More and more programmers are finding Boost, and downloading
> the libraries. That can't be just happenstance; people must actually be
> using our stuff and telling others about Boost:-)
> --Beman
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