[Python-ideas] [Python-Dev] Python 2.x and 3.x use survey, 2014 edition

Hernan Grecco hernan.grecco at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 16:34:01 CET 2014

Hi Donald,

I was not aware of this? It looks really useful. How do you access the raw



On Thu Dec 11 2014 at 12:16:57 PM Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:

> On Dec 11, 2014, at 10:14 AM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> On Dec 11, 2014, at 10:06 AM, Hernan Grecco <hernan.grecco at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> On Thu Dec 11 2014 at 11:48:22 AM Giampaolo Rodola' <g.rodola at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 5:59 PM, Bruno Cauet <brunocauet at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Last year a survey was conducted on python 2 and 3 usage.
>>> Here is the 2014 edition, slightly updated (from 9 to 11 questions).
>>> It should not take you more than 1 minute to fill. I would be pleased if
>>> you took that time.
> It would be really nice to complement this survey with information
> gathered from PyPI. I think the python version of the client is not being
> recorded now, right?
> I think this could be very useful not only for the Python devs and the
> community, but particularly for package maintainers. In this way we could
> find out not only the number of times a given package was downloaded, but
> also for which python version.
> I understand that this information might not be entirely accurate (i.e.
> people downloading the file from the browser or from github) or using other
> repositories (like the ones provided by anaconda), but still I think it
> could be useful. And with pip becoming the standard tool, it might be a
> good moment to do it.
> This information is a few months old mostly because I’m lazy and creating
> the information is a pain in the ass.
> Total Downloads (For reference): http://d.stufft.io/image/2N293l3v2S1c
> % Downloads for Python Version: http://d.stufft.io/image/2g1T2U140h1O
> % Downloads for Python Version (Zoomed to Py3):
> http://d.stufft.io/image/0B233A151k1k
> Total Downloads for Python Version: http://d.stufft.io/image/3f3f3g3P181M
> Bonus - OS Downloads: http://d.stufft.io/image/021v383I0O2c
> All of the above filter out anything that has an extremely small number of
> downloads so as not to overwhelm the graphs with a ton of small barely used
> things.
> Oops, because it’s not clear: These are numbers from PyPI.
> ---
> Donald Stufft
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