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On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 6:05 PM, Christian Lohmaier < <>>wrote:

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Carlos Jenkins <>
2010/12/7 Christian Lohmaier
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What statistics please?

distrowatch is hardly representative.

Put Mint, Ubuntu and Debian and you have the bigger chunk.

Ubuntu and debian identify themselves, so what remains?

 Even if overall downloads would be more deb than rpm, then those with

"unknown" system would be rpm in majority,

You're based on what to say that?

Just look at the default browser in ubuntu or debian: The user agent
string is modified to contain ubuntu/debian. Thus all that
"statistics" is void, as it is not relevant for the decistion it is
used as argument for.

Even if the distrowatch statistics would reflect the real user
distribution, the biggest hunk of Ubuntu already is out of the
question - and the bias strongs shifts towards rpm.


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I think the question is: which among {deb, rpm} is the package format most
frequent among users unable to detect a wrong recommendation AND using
browsers that do not report the distro?

For simplification, I'm assuming deb and rpm package manager availability is
mutually exclusive.

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