Off topic: figures of number of licences for each CAT tool pe year
Thread poster: Milena Mastroianni
Milena Mastroianni  Identity Verified
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Aug 19, 2003

Does anybody know where I can possibly get some information on the number of licenses sold fo each CAT tool every year, dating back possible to the last 5 years at least?

Thank you in advance for your help, kind regards

Milena


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Jerónimo Fernández  Identity Verified
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Have you tried asking the companies themselves? Aug 20, 2003

Salve,

I guess that has to be the most reliable source.


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Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
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The whole industry would love to know Aug 20, 2003

I guess that has to be the most reliable source.


Do you really think so?

Regards,
Gerard


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Jerónimo Fernández  Identity Verified
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: ) maybe not but... Aug 21, 2003

I see what you mean but I can't think of any other source that could have more reliable data about that subject. A different matter is if these companies would give real data or they are going to "inflate" it and play the "we are the industry's standard" game.

I mean, some associations might know how many of its members own or use CAT tools, but that would only apply to its members.


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xxxMarc P  Identity Verified
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See for yourself Aug 21, 2003

The only hard figures I have are for OmegaT. They can be viewed at

http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/omegat
Select "View project activity statistics", "View reports" - "Monthly".

This shows that 1,368 people have downloaded OmegaT so far this year. Or, if you prefer, one person has downloaded it 1,368 times.

Although not an indication of total sales, a broad indication of the RELATIVE popularity of the various products can be gained from the activity on their respective mailing lists.

Marc


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