Do we have other community stats we can use, or history of the project from
a community perspective?

I want to write a post called Plone: Of the People, By the People, For the
People.

- Gerry

2008/10/29 Jon Stahl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> 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
> > --
> > 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.
> >
> >
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