Re: usage stats
Mon, 19 Apr 1993 10:03:06 +0200

>Over the three (or is it four) month period from December '92 to March
>'93, gopher usage increased by 65%. If you think that sounds
>impressive, wait -- WWW usage increased by 2800%. Of course, the
>relative operational ages of the systems should be taken into account,
>but it still sounds pretty darn impressive :)

Note one thing however -- I looked at my usage stats the other day and
found they had increased trmendously. However, close inspection of
the log file showed that around April 3-6 a mail robot at had been active, multiplying my load from an
average twenty to over a thousand requests per day...

Just to show that you need to know what you're measuring...

Interesting hostname, by the way...

--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <>