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From Trevor Grant <trevor.d.gr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Results: ASF Committer Diversity Survey
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:06:21 GMT
I think we could leverage Streams-incubating help capture the latter.

Possibly as part of the social monitoring project we'd already talked about.

Trevor Grant
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 11:01 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 12/21/2016 08:32 AM, A. Soroka wrote:
> > Not to say that this isn't a good first step, but that is definitely not
> going to capture a lot of important engagement. At Apache Jena we recently
> elected an excellent committer who has never made a single commit. Instead
> we elected him to recognize his fantastic involvement with the community
> answering questions and helping new users.
> >
> > I'm not sure what to do about that (measurement-wise) but perhaps as a
> future move, the base list of committers for a project could be joined
> against stats from the mailing lists for that project?
> >
>
> Yes, this was my point exactly. Thanks for articulating. Probably would
> need to combine mlist + commit + tickets + ... other stuff? Some
> communities have active contributors who spend their time answering
> questions on IRC, G+, Facebook, StackOverflow, etc.
>
> --Rich
>
>
>
> > ---
> > A. Soroka
> >
> >> On Dec 21, 2016, at 8:22 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 12/21/2016 03:09 AM, "Ulrich Stärk" wrote:
> >>> On Tue, December 20, 2016 17:11, Rich Bowen wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 12/19/2016 08:36 AM, Sharan F wrote:
> >>>>> Hello Everyone
> >>>>>
> >>>>> A big thank you to everyone that has helped or participated in
> getting
> >>>>> the Committer Diversity Survey out, and also to all the committers
> that
> >>>>> responded to the survey. It has been really good to be able to
> collect
> >>>>> this information and see what it tells us about our committer base.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I've loaded the main data and graphs from the survey onto the
> Community
> >>>>> Development wiki (see link below)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/COMDEV/ASF+
> Committer+Diversity+Survey+-+2016
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> In total we received 765 responses (out of a 5861 committer base
at
> the
> >>>>> time the survey was run) so around a 13% response rate.
> >>>>
> >>>> It would be useful to pursue Niclas' assertion that most of our
> >>>> registered committers are inactive. I'd think that if we define
> >>>> "inactive" in some measurable way, we could determine some actual
> >>>> numbers around that.
> >>>
> >>> Since everything these days is going through LDAP it should be
> possible to
> >>> get e.g. last login timestamp. Maybe reach out to infra?
> >>
> >> Sure, if that's our definition of "active". Likewise, if "commit" is our
> >> definition of "active", that seems easy too. I tend to think that
> >> "active" is a bit more complex, but either one of those would give us a
> >> good first estimate.
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> >> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
> >>
> >
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