BSD stats project: what about packages?

Mark Linimon linimon at
Tue Sep 5 19:22:46 UTC 2006

On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 12:53:03PM -0400, michael johnson wrote:
> could also give you a good idea of whats popular.

It does -- of the sample population of people that know about it.

(fwiw, it also has a lot of stale entries, as people don't keep their
lists up to date.)

Of course, the _interesting_ question to ask is "what ports are unused
by anybody", which neither of these sampling technologies will answer,


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