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: firstname.lastname@example.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 > -- > View this message in context: http://n2.nabble.com/Plone-code-swarm---275- > code-contributors---more-than-Drupal-and-Joomla-combined- > tp1387483p1392787.html > Sent from the Evangelism mailing list archive at Nabble.com. > > > _______________________________________________ > Evangelism mailing list > Evangelism@lists.plone.org > http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/evangelism
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