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 Re: Port Ratings
Author: Dan 
Date:   27-07-05 12:12

Ephraim F. Moya wrote:

> The very first thing I saw when I first started using FreeBSD
> was the sheer number of ports available. If you look for any
> particular program you often get as many as 25 listings. There
> is no way of evaluating them. With this in mind I suggest:
>
> 1) Count the number of times any particular port is downloaded
> and post that number.

FreshPorts has no access to this information. You don't "download" a port. Usually, you cvsup. FreshPorts has nothing to download.

> 2) Count the number of times a particular port description is
> read and post that number.

See /stats/

> These two numbers would go a long way to help choose between
> many similar sounding ports. These two numbers are available at
> Sourceforge and are VERY helpful.

How important is popularity?

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Ephraim F. Moya 27-07-05 14:03 
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Dan 27-07-05 14:09 
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Ephraim F. Moya 27-07-05 20:48 
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Dan 27-07-05 21:25 
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Ephraim F. Moya 28-07-05 01:30 
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Dan 28-07-05 10:01 
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Dan 28-07-05 13:26 
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