[development] xmlrpc usage stats module or page?

Steven Peck sepeck at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 16:37:32 UTC 2007


On 9/12/07, Gábor Hojtsy <gabor at hojtsy.hu> wrote:
> On 9/12/07, Tomas J. Fulopp <tomi at vacilando.org> wrote:
> >  It is in the interest of everyone running a Drupal installation that the modules and themes they have (often after a long and painful testing) selected for use in production sites are precisely those that will develop further. By providing the stats to the xmlrpc they would automatically send a signal to the module/theme developers saying "go on, we depend on your module".
> >
> >  I am ready to work on a module that would provide these stats - whatever skewed they *currently* are. Can somebody please let me know how can I connect to the live database, or at least to its regular dumps so that I can get the raw data.
> Look into what update status for Drupal 5 and update module in Drupal
> 6 does. It provides you a security advantage by allowing you to know
> about all the latest security and bug fix releases you might be
> interested in, as well as shares the data you talk about with
> drupal.org, so we can use aggregate information for module
> rating/ranking. This data is already collected at drupal.org and was
> in part used by the project raking Google Summer of Code project. Your
> help would be most valued there as far as I see.
> Gabor

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