Interesting, did the 1.2 downloads drop off because of lack of interest,
or did it drop off because 1.3 became the default, 1.2 is no longer visible
and the only reference is on the sidebar labeled as "old" ?
Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Someone just asked me, so I pulled together a few fun web site stats:
> - We released Open MPI v1.3 on Jan 19, 2009
> - I enabled Google Analytics tracking of v1.3 downloads on Jan 20
> - From Jan 1, 2008 to Jan 20, 2009, there were 9,741 downloads of Open
> MPI v1.2 (including all sub-releases). This is about ~812/month, or
> ~187/week, or ~25/day
> - After Jan 20, 2009, the number of v1.2 downloads drops off sharply
> (we changed the default download links on the web site to point to
> - From Jan 20-Jan 26, there have been 235 downloads of Open MPI v1.3,
> or ~39/day
> These numbers *should* include downloads from our mirrors, but I've
> never verified that.
> These numbers do not include nightly tarball downloads; they only
> include official release and release candidate tarballs and srpms.
> - 64% of our web site visitors use Firefox
> - 17% use IE
> - 7% use Safari
> Traffic sources
> - 68% of our traffic comes from Google searches
> - 13% of our traffic comes from people typing in "www.open-mpi.org"
> directly into their browser
> - 3% comes from www.lam-mpi.org
> - 2% comes from wikipedia
> - 22% search for "openmpi" (sigh)
> - 7% search for "open mpi" (I still have more work to do!)
> - 32% of visitors are from the USA
> - 7% are from Germany
> - 6% are from France
> - 5% are from Japan
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