[Vit-discuss] Top Ruby Projects algorithm?
james.britt at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 18:39:16 EDT 2006
John W. Long wrote:
> James Britt wrote:
>> > And top downloads from rubyforge is a very
>> > real measure of how useful people are finding the library.
>>No it's not. It's a very real measure of how often something has been
>>downloaded. Beyond that, it's guessing.
> It's not a precise measurement, but given the choice of inputs it's
> about the best source for an automated solution that we can get. Or
> perhaps there is another source?
That's begging the question.
It isn't clear to me (nor is this a big deal) that this solves an actual
user problem or need.
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