[tex-live] How many current TeX Live users are there?

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 13:58:58 CEST 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 5:19 AM, Pander <pander at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> Does anyone know how many TeX Live users are out there?

What is a user?  Do you count the linux user who installs a source
package and gets pdf docs formatted by the TL provided by the linux
distro?   Some widely used tools such as R (free Splus implementation)
have their own package manager and use TeX for documentation.

> It would be difficult to combine the download statistics from all
> mirrors I assume or are these available (e.g. downloads per year).

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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