in reply to Website Users

Take a look at the second graph in this page.

You'll notice that out of 4263 PAUSE ids, 1819 were never used to upload anything. That's over 42% inactive accounts.

Not exactly 81%, but that's probably because a PAUSE id has to be aproved, while a perlmonks account hasn't (which is a bit scary... almost 2000 people had plans, announced them, got their ids approved and... gave up?)

But I don't think there's anything to worry, though. I have subscribed sites myself that I never got to use, has have many around here, probably.

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Re^2: Website Users (OT)
by zakzebrowski (Curate) on Apr 03, 2005 at 21:38 UTC
    Did anybody else notice someone already released a module in 2026? Interesting...

    Zak - the office

      I used to know which module that was...

      The problem arises because whatever is parsing those modules just pays attention to the time of the files in the distribution... and apparently somebody thought it was a good idea to have his/her computer ahead of time :-)

Re^2: Website Users
by CountZero (Bishop) on Apr 03, 2005 at 21:48 UTC
    And did you see the last graph? There is one dist being uploaded in 2026! So far for statistics.


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