[tor-dev] Retiring old user number estimates

Karsten Loesing karsten at torproject.org
Tue Sep 17 09:53:15 UTC 2013

On 9/17/13 8:38 AM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 06:02:14PM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>> I think it would be good to write a paragraph or two to answer Matthew's
>> question -- why are these new numbers different, and what makes us think
>> they're better?
> Speaking of which:
> https://metrics.torproject.org/users.html#direct-users
> keeps going up
> while
> https://metrics.torproject.org/users.html#userstats
> looks like it's going down again
> yet
> https://metrics.torproject.org/network.html#dirbytes
> looks a lot more like the first curve.
> Does this change your mind any?

Really?  Here are the three graphs just for September, all ending on the
same day:




These graphs don't look much different to me.

All the best,

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