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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Stats on OS being used

On Wednesday 18 November 2015 19:29 Marc-André Laperle wrote:
> Ubuntu has Eclipse 3.8.1 [1] ... I hope the majority are not using this.

Why not? Our lab is since years on the 3.8.1/3.8.2 releases - they are rock solid and if you do not need Java 8 that's the best Eclipse you can get for an older RHEL release :-).

> [1] http://packages.ubuntu.com/wily/eclipse
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> From: cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] on behalf of Doug Schaefer [dschaefer@xxxxxxx]
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> From: <cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx>> on behalf of Mat Booth <mat.booth@xxxxxxxxxx<mailto:mat.booth@xxxxxxxxxx>>
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> On 18 November 2015 at 16:24, Eike Stepper <stepper@xxxxxxxxxx<mailto:stepper@xxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> This is what I figured for Mars (incl. milestones):
> 
> win32: 9,000,000
> macos: 740,000
> linux: 800,000
> 
> Cheers
> /Eike
> 
> 
>  I'm surprised by this, I always expect Linux to be under-represented by download stats due to distro packaging.
> 
> While thatâ??s true, I donâ??t think Debian/Ubuntu/Mint have very up-to-date packages so those users have to download the latest from eclipse.org. And with apologies to our friends from Red Hat, Debian based distros still lead by a long shot.
> 
> In the past, the Mac numbers were very low compared to Linux. Interesting to see it catch up. It is a platform for our future growth and I think we need to make sure itâ??s getting enough love. Itâ??s funny, but you go to EclipseCon and I see way more Macâ??s than other platforms so youâ??d think that would already be the case.
> 
> Doug.

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