My conclusion from all of this is not to rely too much on Ohloh's stats; they 
are often quite inaccurate.

:jon


> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:evangelism-
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Graham Perrin
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 2:48 AM
> To: evangelism@lists.plone.org
> Subject: Re: [Evangelism] Plone code swarm - 275 code contributors - morethan
> Drupal and Joomla combined
> 
> 
> 
> Jon Stahl wrote:
> > I think it's good to emphasize how open and collaborative the community
> > is, but wise to avoid direct comparisons with competitors, because it is a
> > bit of "apples and oranges" due to different community management
> > structures.
> 
> +1 to Jon's comments (I drafted this message last night …)
> 
> 
> Gerry Kirk-3 wrote:
> > Only 22 Drupal contributors?
> 
> <http://www.ohloh.net/projects/drupal/factoids/865231> suggests:
> 
> > Over the past twelve months, only 3 developers contributed new code
> 
> and
> 
> > Over the entire history of the project, 10 developers have contributed
> 
> <http://www.ohloh.net/projects/drupal/contributors> counts 22.
> 
> At <http://www.ohloh.net/projects/drupal/reviews> a reviewer comments:
> 
> > stats are wrong, because many developers contribute to Drupal, but only a
> > few developers have necessary rights to commit code into Drupal core
> > repositories. This ensures a very high quality in Drupal's core code base.
> 
> The 10 ≠ 22 discrepancy remains unexplained.
> 
> ----
> 
> For Plone at <http://www.ohloh.net/projects/plone/reviews> we might add a
> comparable review, with reference to
> <http://plone.org/documentation/manual/plone-developer-
> reference/overview/release-process>
> and/or simply highlight:
> 
>  * Release Manager
>   — one elected individual
> 
>  * Framework team
>   — currently five individuals
>   — <http://plone.org/about/team/FrameworkTeam>.
> 
> ----
> 
> Drupal gains a community rating of 4.3/5.0
> based on 111 user ratings. 111/280 = ratings from ~39% of Drupal users at
> Ohloh.
> 
> Plone gains a community rating of 4.3/5.0
> based on 61 user ratings. 61/107 = ratings from ~57% of Plone users at
> Ohloh.
> 
> ----
> 
> <http://www.ohloh.net/projects/plone/factoids/740563> notes:
> 
> > Over the last twelve months, Plone has seen a substantial decline in
> > development activity … Ohloh makes this determination by comparing total
> > number of commits made by all developers during the most recent twelve
> > months with the same figure for the twelve months before that. The number
> > of developers and total lines of code are not considered.
> 
> The April/May 2006 burst is remarkable in the videos mentioned at
> <http://n2.nabble.com/Plone-Code-Swarm-tp1374267p1374267.html> but that's
> more than 24 months ago so the perceived decline is probably attributable to
> other factors.
> 
> Regards
> Graham
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