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Re: changelog rotation...
> From: DJ Delorie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Newsgroups: cygnus.gdb
> Date: 13 Jan 2001 12:48:22 -0500
> "Eli Zaretskii" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Really? How would you compare the popularity of Win32 platforms to
> > > DOS for running GNU tools on?
> > I don't have any objective data to compare. Perhaps DJ can contribute
> > some insight.
> The only data I have is that the web server claims about 1000 people a
> day access the zip-picker (the cgi that tells them what to download
> and how to install).
1000 per DAY?? Wow! that surprises even me...
> Here's one day's summary (last Thursday):
> 115 os=dos
> 11 os=dosemu
> 30 os=unix
> 9 os=win3x
> 356 os=win95
> 673 os=win98
> 188 os=winNT
> Note that only 95/98 support long file names in DOS, leaving 25% of
> all djgpp users with the 8.3 restriction.
I suspect that some of those registered under NT are actually using
Windows 2000, where long file names _are_ supported, since the
zip-picker doesn't distinguish between these two versions.
Anyway, I hoped that you might have some data about Cygwin downloads
as well, so that we could compare.