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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Blondie's Parallel Lines...
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 20:18:12 GMT
Oh, totally agree. It is useful as a rough measure, but completely
ignores many other forms of contribution.

*shrug*

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 16:16, dsh <daniel.haischt@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Of course I now some more magic than just re-indent a codebase... that
> would be to easy to spot wouldn't it ;)
>
> Seriously: I doubt some code analysis or commit log analysis practices
> especially if the goal would be to make an assertion about someones
> "performance". IMHO that leaves a bad taste in an OSS environment and
> is probably counter productive and it's probably a dead end in a
> commercial environment if you want to "performance measure" people
> that way.
>
> Cheers
> Daniel
>
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 10:10 PM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 16:05, dsh <daniel.haischt@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>...
>>> Final note on commit log analysis - if that's a criterion how to
>>> define an active ASF "participant" my most active times are certainly
>>> pretty dated but of course I would know how to teak commit logs to
>>> make me look more active if I'd ever like to go down that road ;)
>>
>> Dude. Reindent the codebase. That does *wonders* for the amount of
>> code that you've "worked on" in a project.
>>
>> :-D :-D
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -g
>>
>> ps. we have a couple points in the Apache Subversion history were that
>> effectively happened. A couple developers now have a seemingly huge
>> level of contribution over the entire codebase. hehehe....
>>
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