[tor-dev] Retiring old user number estimates

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Tue Sep 17 16:25:20 UTC 2013

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 11:53:15AM +0200, Karsten Loesing wrote:
> Here are the three graphs just for September, all ending on the
> same day:
> https://metrics.torproject.org/users.html?graph=direct-users&start=2013-09-01&end=2013-09-13&country=all&events=off#direct-users
> https://metrics.torproject.org/users.html?graph=userstats-relay-country&start=2013-09-01&end=2013-09-13&country=all&events=off#userstats-relay-country
> https://metrics.torproject.org/network.html?graph=dirbytes&start=2013-09-01&end=2013-09-13#dirbytes
> These graphs don't look much different to me.

Ah ha!

The middle one has an intermittent bug where (I assume) it plots a data
point on the graph before it has all the numbers for that data point. So
periodically it looks like the user counts are falling, but when it
updates the graph later it no longer looks like that.


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