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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: "LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice.org one year later"
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2011 16:47:55 GMT
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:40 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Rob Weir wrote on Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:03:08 -0400:
>> An interesting new article in Lwn.net by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier.
>>
>> https://lwn.net/Articles/458974/
>>
>> There are a couple factual errors there in describing our project:
>>
>> 1) The article claims that we have not added any committers since the
>> project started
>>
>> Obviously this is not true.  It is easily to verify by looking at our
>> recent reports:
>>
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/September2011 (72 committers)
>>
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/August2011 (71 committers)
>>
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/July2011 (56 committers)
>>
>> You don't need to take off your shoes and count on your toes to see
>> that we have more committers than when we started.
>>
>
> How many of the 15 committers added in August submitted a patch (or got
> a patch they had sent applied) during that timeframe?
>

I don't think I need to explain to you how having source control and
issue tracking migrated over to Apache is a prerequisite for
processing patches.

Or are you saying that this is a point of a confusion that a
journalist might have who is not familiar with how development works?

-Rob

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