On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 3:30 PM, matthew rummler <mattr...@gmail.com
> Just opening this up for general comments &, (hopefully support/discussion).
> The way you (I'm assuming all work was performed by David Welton...),
> compiled data on the popularity of a language seems more accurate than most
> Too often the popularity measurements seem to include mostly interest and
> not actual use.
Thanks! It makes me happy to receive a nice comment. It's pretty
easy to say "well, yeah, but it's not *perfect*", and a lot of people
> Data Update
> The last, (& possibly first?), LangPop chart was in 2013, (as far as I can
That's about when I sold it on.
> Are there plans for updating the data behind LangPop for the current year
> (or a future year)?
You'll have to ask the new owner.
> If not is there some way those of us who are interested can provide
> OR, am I misunderstanding and all data is always current (as in when the
> page loads the screen scrapes and API calls are all made as of the time the
> page loads)??
> I personally suggest including some method of generating some income for the
> service being provided.
> I recommend the following few possibilities:
> -Donate button
> -Advertising space
> -Premium data analysis (for interested parties to purchase)
> I'd also like to know if anyone else feels the service/site could use some
> form of income generation to ensure that it remains long term.
> Thanks David, (and whoever else if there was anyone), for what you have
> produced and for your time!
> Any other thougths on these topics?
I don't have time for it, and I'd feel bad starting a 'new' competitor
to something I sold, but if he's not doing anything with it, maybe you
should take the ideas and run with them. It's not that difficult.
David N. Welton
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