[development] Download statistics for core

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Sat Jun 3 09:51:28 UTC 2006

Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
> Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>> The patches have been downloaded:
>> http://drupal.org/files/sa-2006-005/4.7.0.patch 1926
>> http://drupal.org/files/sa-2006-005/4.6.6.patch  1193
>> http://drupal.org/files/sa-2006-006/4.7.0.patch 1122
>> Numbers for May.
>> I am not sure how to interpret this numbers. They either indicate that
>> only a small percentage of the people who download Drupal actually build
>> a site with it or that we need to rais security awareness...
> Gerhard, I encouraged people in the Hungarian community to download the
> new Drupal version, and upgrade to that, and forget about the patch. The
> new version fixes more bugs, which people are interested in, so it is
> much better to put time into updating to that then applying the patch IMHO.

You are of course right. But the download numbers for 4.7.1 and 4.6.7 
weren't particularly high either. Especially for 4.6.7 I had hoped for more.

BTW, will you update the POT files for 4.7 or should I?


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