22 Sep 2010 lloydwood   » (Journeyer)

SourceForge use

Interesting viewing Sourceforge download statistics for my SaVi satellite constellation visualization software. Most downloads are from the United States - no surprises there - but from Windows. Is everyone really installing Cygwin to use SaVi?

I grumbled previously about SourceForge project rankings; I see SaVi is still ranked 4000th or so out of around 240,000 registered projects. Which is about top 2%. And yet I have very few users or user activity - but 236,000 or so projects must have even less. Perhaps this lack of activity and lack of related advertising revenue helps explain why Sourceforge are laying people off? Geeknet, the parent of Sourceforge, recently announced losses, the departure of their CEO, and that they were changing their NASDAQ ticker symbol from LNUX.

In an idle vacation moment I did a redesign of the iPod shuffle. In, for my sins, Powerpoint...

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