Time for my weekly look at the log files. First up - the weekly BottomFeeder downloads. Volume is holding steady in the low 300s (around 320 per day last week):
Platform BottomFeeder Downloads Windows 565 HPUX 441 Mac 8/9 342 Sources 253 Linux x86 208 Mac X 173 CE ARM 97 Update 62 Solaris 25 Windows98/ME 21 Linux Sparc 19 AIX 18 Linux PPC 6 SGI 5 ADUX 5 CE x86 2 Source Script 2
Those download numbers aren't much different than they have been - but again, you can see the value in having a seamless cross platform tool - there's a lot of interest from platforms that aren't well served by other tools. I'm relieved to see the Win98/ME numbers dropping - maybe that means less overall use and a pattern of upgrading to newer releases of Windows? One can always hope :) Now I'll have a look at the accesses to the blog pages on a per-tool basis:
Tool Percentage of Accesses Mozilla 55.3% Internet Explorer 31.6% Other 6.7% Google Bot 3.7% MSN Bot 1.7% BottomFeeder 1%
That's access to the html blog pages by tool - it's pretty clear that my readership is skewed over towards Mozilla based (likely Firefox) tools. Finally, let's have a look at the tool accesses to the RSS feeds:
Tool Percentage of Accesses Mozilla 22.8% BottomFeeder 18.8% Net News Wire 14.4% Other 7.4% Safari RSS 4% NewsGator 3.9% BlogLines 3.4% Java 3.1% SharpReader 3% BlogSearch 2.9% Lilina 2% Planet Smalltalk 1.8% Liferea 1.8% MSN Bot 1.5% Feed Demon 1.4% Internet Explorer 1.3% Feed Reader 1.2% Feed Tagger 1.1% RSS Bandit 1% Opera 1% Python 1% Google Bot 1% Jakarta 1% JetBrains 1%
You can see that I've broken "other" down a bit more - there's more variety in the reader space than I had been tracking. It still looks like I'm getting a disproportionate number of Mac users, which is interesting.