i will try to explain the topic more clearly , is it possible to determine what users likes in terms of statistics
just from collecting data from software download sites like sf.net (open source ) or download.com (shareware)
in simple words .. is it possible to make statistics on users from free resources on the net ?
For web stats:
Sourceforge top downloads:
Be wary of all of these "analysis" sites.
I've found massive (as in, orders of magnitude) discrepancies between these sites measuring a single site, and between my own numbers for my sites and what these say.
Furthermore I've asked other people about it -- both experts and Twitter queries -- and many people agree with this.
Use these sites as a very general guide but don't go crazy about it.