[tor-dev] Retiring old user number estimates
karsten at torproject.org
Wed Sep 18 12:23:01 UTC 2013
On 9/17/13 6:39 PM, Karsten Loesing wrote:
> On 9/17/13 6:25 PM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>> 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:
>>> 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.
> Ah, how sad. I looked into this a few months back and the last data
> point didn't seem to change much, but maybe that was just coincidence on
> the days I looked. Sounds like we'll have to delay results by one more
> day. I'll take a closer look and change the graph if necessary.
In fact, I found in #8462 that we should cut off the last two days, but
then didn't implement that in metrics-web. Fixed.
All the best,
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