[Numpy-discussion] A minor milestone

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Fri Sep 7 04:28:40 EDT 2018

On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 1:19 AM, Hans Dembinski <hans.dembinski at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7. Sep 2018, at 06:33, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
>> Looking at https://pypistats.org/packages/numpy , it appears that
>> August 24 was the last day when numpy had more Python 2 downloads than
>> Python 3 downloads (maybe ever?).
> Good news, it is about time.
> Just out of curiosity, what happened after Jul 27, when the downloads doubled?

It turns out the original version of the statistics aggregation
program crashed constantly and lost tons of data. Donald Stufft
rewrote it (using my library trio :-)), and deployed it on July 26:


So the old download stats are artifactually low, and from July 26 the
stats are accurate.


Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org

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