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Hi :)
That sort of data is notoriously inaccurate in OpenSource.

It's not as though we can track number of licenses sold or anything like
that.  Such things are often considered intrusive!  it might be good to
know but on the other hand we respect people's privacy far more.

One person might download an update many times before it gets applied.
Others might download it once and then carry it to many machines (across a
network for example).

A classic example is that every desktop machine that runs on Linux gets
counted as a Windows machine, by MS.  Very few begin as Macs and very very
very few were sold with Linux pre-installed by their OEMs.

The FSF have pushed for an annual day for people to get refunds on unused
Windows licenses.  It does happen but most people can't be bothered.  MS
make it difficult to reclaim and even if you manage it the amount of money
bears no resemblance to the cost of a new license to an average consumer.

Presumably something similar would happen with MS Office.  MS Office is
supplied on new machines and therefore the user bought MS Office = so they
count as an MS Office user even if they never use it.

It's not fair nor rational but it's just the way it is.
Regards from
Tom :)

On 11 October 2014 16:53, Mihovil Stanic <> wrote:

Is there some way to see number of users using your locale?
For example, how many users use LibreOffice in HR locale.
Would be nice to know for example:
100 users using LO in Croatia
From that
58 in croatian UI
22 in english
5 in serbian
5 in bosnian

What kind of data do you get from automatic update pings?

Best regards,

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