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Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 20:40:10 +0200
From: Kristian Fiskerstrand <>
To:, Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Statistics for distros lists updated for 2019Q2

On 26.07.2019 13:07, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 12:25:47PM +0200, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote:
>> On 26.07.2019 10:16, Solar Designer wrote:

> Even if we set it to zero, it'd continue to skew the
> averages.  So we should probably consistently exclude non-positive
> embargo periods from the calculation of averages.  Will you, please?


> This brings up and leaves open the question of what to do with very
> short embargo periods like a few hours.  My suggestion is that we
> continue to include them in the averages, but also add calculation and
> reporting of median embargo times (also excluding just the non-positive
> embargo periods from the calculation of the medians).  Can you do it,
> please?

Adding medians is no problem

> The non-positive embargo periods should probably continue to be listed
> in the detail table, but a (foot)note should be added explaining that
> they're excluded from the calculations.

That's also no issue, that said; likely won't spend too much time in
front of computer the next week.

Kristian Fiskerstrand
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