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    Andreas_Wolf
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    >>>> There's no way we can know the number of users. Not even the MorphOS team can.

    >>> Sure. I own 3 licenses (Pegasos 2, Efika, PowerBook) and I am a single user.
    >>> I guess I'm not the only one.

    >> I don't understand.

    > I just tell that I agree with you and that this counter has no relation with the users.

    Ah okay. Sorry for misreading. I thought you meant "sure" as "sure we can".
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    amigadave
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    Quote:

    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    >>>> There's no way we can know the number of users. Not even the MorphOS team can.

    >>> Sure. I own 3 licenses (Pegasos 2, Efika, PowerBook) and I am a single user.
    >>> I guess I'm not the only one.

    >> I don't understand.

    > I just tell that I agree with you and that this counter has no relation with the users.

    Ah okay. Sorry for misreading. I thought you meant "sure" as "sure we can".


    I don't really want to argue this topic, because I don't care how many exact users we have, but, I do believe that if the MorphOS Dev. Team wanted to know (maybe they already do this), they could keep a database of individual registered users, and list which compatible computers they have registered. The only inaccuracies that I can think of happening from this imagined database would be from MorphOS computers that stop working, or stop being used to run MorphOS, and the owners fail to ask for a replacement registration for another compatible computer, and for the few registered MorphOS computers that are sold to different users, who do not request that the name on the registration be changed, but continue to run MorphOS on such systems.

    Over all, I think the MorphOS Dev. Team could, or already does, know approximately how many MorphOS users there are, if they care to know.
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    OlafSch
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    here is a statement from geit about the value of the counter:

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=14&topic_id=5875&viewmode=flat&sortorder=0&start=375



    [ Editiert durch OlafSch 17.03.2017 - 14:18 ]
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    amigadave
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    OlafSch wrote:
    here is a statement from geit about the value of the counter:

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=14&topic_id=5875&viewmode=flat&sortorder=0&start=375



    [ Editiert durch OlafSch 17.03.2017 - 14:18 ]


    That statement from geit confirms that the number the community is using to track the number of MorphOS registrations, has little to do with the actual number of active MorphOS computers in use, or the number of actual MorphOS users, but it does not confirm or deny that the MorphOS Dev. Team uses any other means to keep track of how many users there are, or which users are using which hardware.

    As I said, I no longer care to know exactly how many MorphOS users there are in our community (though, out of curiosity, of course I would like to know the number). My last message was just to point out that the MorphOS Dev. Team "Could" know the number of users, "IF" they wanted to track that number, using the method I described, or some other method, and that such method would be fairly accurate. Most, or maybe ALL MorphOS Dev. Team members, probably don't care to know exactly how many MorphOS users there are, but they might know a pretty good estimated number, if any of them have discussed the topic, with, or without even trying to track such number.
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    Hi!

    After years of lurking (few years ago I've even had MacMini from polish initiative "Wypozyczanka/wedrowniczek" and wrote blog post about that) I've finally decided to buy appropriate hardware and system ;)
    Hopefully it won't take another 5 years to download SDK and write some software...

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    Quote:

    amigadave wrote:
    Quote:

    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    >>>> There's no way we can know the number of users. Not even the MorphOS team can.

    >>> Sure. I own 3 licenses (Pegasos 2, Efika, PowerBook) and I am a single user.
    >>> I guess I'm not the only one.

    >> I don't understand.

    > I just tell that I agree with you and that this counter has no relation with the users.

    Ah okay. Sorry for misreading. I thought you meant "sure" as "sure we can".


    I don't really want to argue this topic, because I don't care how many exact users we have, but, I do believe that if the MorphOS Dev. Team wanted to know (maybe they already do this), they could keep a database of individual registered users, and list which compatible computers they have registered. The only inaccuracies that I can think of happening from this imagined database would be from MorphOS computers that stop working, or stop being used to run MorphOS, and the owners fail to ask for a replacement registration for another compatible computer, and for the few registered MorphOS computers that are sold to different users, who do not request that the name on the registration be changed, but continue to run MorphOS on such systems.

    Over all, I think the MorphOS Dev. Team could, or already does, know approximately how many MorphOS users there are, if they care to know.


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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 9103 from 2003/5/22
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    >> request that the name on the registration be changed

    > How is this done?

    Use RegTool with your new data on the already registered machine.
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    jarokuczi
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    Hi and welcome all comunity members,

    My registration number is 3613 on iBook G4.
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    jarokuczi wrote:
    Hi and welcome all comunity members,

    My registration number is 3613 on iBook G4.


    Welcome to the MorphOS community jarokuczi (if this is your first MorphOS compatible computer) and welcome to MorphZone (after seeing this was your 1st post to these forums).
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    amigadave wrote:

    Welcome to the MorphOS community jarokuczi (if this is your first MorphOS compatible computer) and welcome to MorphZone (after seeing this was your 1st post to these forums).


    Hi,
    This is my first MorphOS compatibile computer. I also have PowerMac G5. I registered it on iBook becouse i am using it more often.
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    koszer
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    jarokuczi wrote:
    My registration number is 3613 on iBook G4.


    On which day did you register?
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    koszer wrote:
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    jarokuczi wrote:
    My registration number is 3613 on iBook G4.


    On which day did you register?




    I assume you want the date from the email he received that contains the registration number, not the actual date he sent his request for registration with the reg tool from running on MorphOS. Is that correct?
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    koszer wrote:
    On which day did you register?



    Quote:

    amigadave wrote:
    I assume you want the date from the email he received that contains the registration number, not the actual date he sent his request for registration with the reg tool from running on MorphOS. Is that correct?


    I sent my registration on 03.05.17. Paid 04.05.17 and same day i received my key.
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    analogkid
    Posts: 580 from 2004/11/3
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    Nr. 3630, a G4 Quicksilver desktop replacing my dead G4 Gigabit. So no new user this time.
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    I got 3701 when I registered MorphOS (2nd computer) yesterday (July 13th, 2017)
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    yakumo9275
    Posts: 16 from 2008/7/3
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    I dont know what number I got (or how to tell) but after ditching the efika maaaaaaany years ago, I finally got another 1.5ghz mac mini which I registered. so nice to have a working morphos machine again
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    Andreas_Wolf
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    > I dont know what number I got (or how to tell)

    See comment #858.
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    3708 then.
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