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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: Results: ASF Committer Diversity Survey
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:22:48 GMT


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.


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Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
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