[sword-devel] Download statistics from server
Peter von Kaehne
refdoc at gmx.net
Sat Jun 14 15:14:28 MST 2008
DM Smith wrote:
> On the crosswire server logs are kept forever. Or at least it seems so.
I think this applies to the webserver, but not to the ftp server. The
oldest ftp related logs I could identify are from begin of this year.
But maybe I missed something.
> I would think that a policy of 2 years should be sufficient. We can
> probably do a sweep of the logs and store the results in a database.
> With regard to the crosswire server, it is easy to miss measure the
> number of downloads, because the module is downloaded in parts and
> only the d/l of the whole is meaningful. If one part is not
> downloaded, the module is incomplete. This can happen if the user
> cancels a download.
> Measuring the number of times the conf is hit is not a proper measure.
> This can happen when the user uses an older app to update the module
> list (instead of d/l mods.d.tar.gz), when the user looks at info via
> the module browser or the bible tool.
> I have an updated version of the script that gets the statistics for
> crosswire.org/sword in a more complete manner. It is still heuristic.
> I haven't updated it since the server logs changed.
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