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SubjectRe: Which is simpler? (Was Re: [Suspend2-devel] Re: [ 00/10] [Suspend2] Modules support.)
On Tue, Feb 07, 2006 at 01:32:46PM +1000, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> Now to #2.I haven't seen download statistics for Suspend2 since last May.
> At that time, we had a release that was current for about 3 months. During
> that time, there were 12,000 downloads of the version (2.1.8 IIRC). Let's
> say that half of them actually applied the software and used it. Does 6000
> people make it worth it? Of course, having said that, I don't know how
> many people would be more likely to use it if it was in mainline and they
> didn't have to patch their kernels, but I'd suspect it would be at least
> that number again.

And those downloads doesn't include the users of distributions, where
suspend2 is already well integrated. In Gentoo, for instance, we
mirror the suspend2 patches on our own mirror system (We didn't do
this last May, though).

Henrik Brix Andersen <>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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