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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-03 07:49:27

At 07:01 PM 12/2/2002, Pavel Vozenilek wrote:

>Statistics for first 15 projects from SourceForge, keyword C++:
>Compressed downloadable files:
> - ZIP files: 250
> - GZ files: 212
> - BZIP2 files: 50
>No other general purpose compressors were used (there were few Mac
>files and some RPM).
>4 out of 15 projects provided BZIP2 compressed files.

Thanks! That gives us some perspective.

If I understand you correctly, those are counts of the number of files.

It would also be interesting to look at the download counts for projects
which make several formats available.

In other words, what formats do users prefer to download when several are


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