Re: META: 328 subscribers

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Mar 31 2000 - 05:20:59 MST

Charlie Stross writes:

> It's a good idea but it's not as trivial as you think. For starters, how
> do you correlate with time zone distribution? You can't do it by simply

Absolute time, taking some point of reference. Not important, which.

> assuming people in non-US domains are in the appropriate time zone and
> people in TLDs are in CONUS -- I post from a .org, but I'm in Scotland,
> for example. To actually understand how posting levels are going, you

I was actually talking about raw subscriber count.

But of course having a fake user which just counts posts would be
nice, as well.

> need either to go for a long-term approach ( >24 hours) or take into
> account geographical distribution.

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