[RC5] number of dnet users

Ferry van Steen td at salesint.com
Mon Jul 2 19:05:33 EDT 2001


Well I guess that just shows once more how kewl we dutchies are hehe :-).
Nah just kiding.. Maybe it's the mentality here for the 0.18 that isn't in
DPC most probably come from www.tweakers.net which somebody has mentioned
before. A dutch computer info site. By the way by your calculations denmark
comes next, not finland :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "EnoJon" <enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2001 4:11 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] number of dnet users


> Socialism?    The power of collective thinking?
>
>
> On Saturday, June 30, 2001, at 12:32 PM, John Vender wrote:
>
> > Dutch Power Cows have a bit to do with it I think :)
> >
> > Cheers...John
> >
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> i just noticed on the Paricipating Countries Page of RC5-64
> >> (http://stats.distributed.net/rc5-64/countries.html) that the
> >> Netherlands have a remarkably high number of users for it's size.  I
> >> calculated for the first 15 countries in that list how many
> >> distributed.net participants their are per 1000 inhabitants of that
> >> country.  (Population numbers are from 1999)
> >>
> >> This is what i found:
> >>
> >> United States: 0.06
> >> Netherlands: 0.33
> >> Japan: 0.01
> >> Germany 0.06
> >> Russian Federation 0.03
> >> United Kingdom 0.04
> >> Canada 0.08
> >> Sweden 0.17
> >> France 0.02
> >> Australia 0.08
> >> Denmark 0.20
> >> Norway 0.15
> >> Finland 0.18
> >> Belgium 0.07
> >> Ukraine 0.01
> >>
> >> As you can see, the Netherlands have the highest density, followed by
> >> Finland.  Does anybody have any idea how it comes that the Netherlands
> >> have (relatively) so much participants?  It leads with 0.15 per
> >> thousend, something most countries don't even have.
> >>
> >> Tom R.
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