On 1/7/11 5:12 AM, Robert Klemme wrote:
> Hi,
>
> just saw these figures:
>
> http://www.modulecounts.com/
>
> Question is whether they are comparing apples and oranges...

cpan.org shows 21,674 distributions, while rubygems.org shows 19,428 
gems. I'm not sure what they're scraping.

I did an article on this a few years back. It's interesting to look back 
and see how it compares now.

http://www.oreillynet.com/ruby/blog/2007/09/rubyforge_vs_cpan_1.html

Also, this:

http://www.oreillynet.com/ruby/blog/2007/09/rubyforge_vs_raa.html

Regards,

Dan