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Re: SGI/Linux subscription growth

To: Ariel Faigon <ariel@oz.engr.sgi.com>, SGI/Linux mailing list <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: SGI/Linux subscription growth
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 1998 01:46:23 +0200
In-reply-to: <199809092147.OAA66371@oz.engr.sgi.com>; from Ariel Faigon on Wed, Sep 09, 1998 at 02:47:23PM -0700
References: <199809092147.OAA66371@oz.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, Sep 09, 1998 at 02:47:23PM -0700, Ariel Faigon wrote:

> Just wanted to share some numbers I just noted.
> 
> The readership of the SGI/Linux mailing list seems to be growing
> at about the same rate that Linux is growing, i.e. high double digits,
> maybe triple digits per year.  I have only 3 data points:
> 
>       Tue Jan 13 12:46:42 1998        120 subscribers
> 
>       Tue Jun  2 11:59:30 1998        156 subscribers
> 
>       Wed Sep  9 14:11:37 1998        195 subscribers
> 
> SGI subscribers are less than 1/4 of the total (47/195).
> i.e. most people are not SGI employees.

Add the subscribers of linux-mips@fnet.fr which were over 230 about a year
ago (will post detailed figures when I get them) and a two digit or low
three digit number for linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu.

  Ralf

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