[Numpy-discussion] Assessing the use of packages

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 13:25:31 EST 2007

Pierre GM wrote:
> All,
> It's evaluation time in my department (Bio. & Ag. Engng, UGA), and I'd need to 
> document the impact of my Python contributions on the scientific community at 
> large, or more realistically on the numpy/scipy user community...
> * Is there a way to estimate how many people installed one particular package 
> from the SVN ?

No. We could only record who has checked them out from SVN. However, everyone
who has checked out the scipy trunk will have gotten the packages you are
concerned with. Whether or not they've built them or used them is another matter
which we cannot determine.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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