[development] Download stats for October

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 06:38:25 UTC 2006

On 15 Nov 2006, at 23:30, Derek Wright wrote:
>> Better yet would be to track downloads from within the project  
>> module.  Then we can sort projects by number of downloads.
> http://drupal.org/node/66015
> http://drupal.org/node/52475
> much easier to implement now with new release system.  either  
> directly in the {project_release_nodes} table (new column called  
> "num_downloads") or in a {project_release_downloads} (with 2  
> columns: nid, num), we could store the data in the DB.  we just  
> need a cron job running on d.o to periodically take the raw  
> download stats and update the DB correctly.

And probably faster to implement than a parser for Awstats pages ...  
Really, I think our time is best spent extending the project module.   
We get more bang for our efforts.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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