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Re: Making CPAN ratings easy (was Re: CPAN Ratings and the problem of choice)

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From:
Eric Wilhelm
Date:
July 1, 2008 01:10
Subject:
Re: Making CPAN ratings easy (was Re: CPAN Ratings and the problem of choice)
Message ID:
200807010109.39548.ewilhelm@cpan.org
# from Rick Fisk
# on Tuesday 01 July 2008 00:09:

>Number of downloads -
>    perhaps this could be compared to various release versions of the
>module to keep it pertinent.

You can't count the downloads (we don't have any control over or 
feedback from the mirrors the way sourceforge does.)

See debian's popcon for an alternative scheme where opt-in clients push 
installed package+version back to a central point.

--Eric
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