Weird "bunny ears" in the last 3 days of NPM stats


(Évelyne Lachance) #1

Not exactly sure what’s going on, but I noticed a massive increase in my downloads in the last 3 days, about 400% more downloads. I wondered what was going on, and then I started looking at other packages.

Every single small package I’m looking at (all less than 100k downloads) show the exact same “bunny ears” or “double wave”, and it’s all a few hundred percent more than what each of those package has been seeing in traffic in the last months. I checked enmap, quick.db, leveldb, idiotic-api, canvas-constructor, and a few others. every single one has this increase in pure percentage with some small variations.

What sort of change in the NPM ecosystem would possibly cause this to happen?

As a reference: http://npm-stats.org/#/enmap


(system) #2

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