John Plocher wrote:
> 2009/5/22 Shawn Walker <swalker at>:
>> When it comes down to it, I personally don't find value in comparing the
>> value of open source projects based on statistical analysis of
>> contributions.  The real value in any software is the quality of utility it
>> provides to a user.
> Granted, but there are others (like Olga?) who value the community as
> well:  How vibrant is it?  How easy is it for someone like me to make
> a contribution that improves the code?  Where is everyone else working
> in this large confusing mass of code and codebases; where is the
> excitement, where is the fun?

I tend to believe that software that provides good utility usually 
provides a somewhat vibrant community.

Shawn Walker

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