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On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 8:17 AM, Matthieu Moy
<matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> wrote:
> Jakub Narębski <jna...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Second, the situation is more complicated: one can be actively involved
>> in 1 distributed project with 200+ contributors via Gerrit, often contribute
>> to 1 centralized project with 15-25 contributors, and rarely interact with
>> distributed project using "blessed" repository workflow where number
>> of contributors range from few to few hundred.
> We're doing a user survey, so if a project has 200 contributors, it will
> statistically have 10 times more survey participants than a 20
> contributors project. Sure, statistics don't always work, but if we
> don't trust statistics, we shouldn't do a survey.

I always worry if the set of survey participants is representative...

>> Third, no other in matrix form.
> Well, forcing the user to chose between existing options is not
> necessarily bad IMHO. It at least avoids free-form answers like "I'm
> doing almost exactly option b) but I don't call it this way so I didn't
> tick b)".

There is another issue: there are many, many questions which
are currently in multiple answers form (e.g. transports, or tools),
some of them with "other, please specify", which are in the same
boat wrt. precision / accuracy as discussed "workflow" question.

So, NAK for this year survey, we can think about and discuss it
for the next one (if there would be interest in having one).
Jakub Narebski

Jakub Narebski
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