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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ohloh
Date Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:43:15 GMT
hmm ..

Someone should just create a SUN OpenOffice.org project
at Ohloh and point it to the Hg mirror, that way people
will get the credit they deserve. 

Assuming that Kudo level is so important ;).

Pedro.

--- On Sun, 10/30/11, Michael Stahl <mst@openoffice.org> wrote:
...
> > Am 30.10.2011 19:23, schrieb Eike Rathke:
> > 
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Whoever had the brilliant idea to make Ohloh's
> source code repository
> >> entry for OOo https://www.ohloh.net/p/openoffice point to the AOOo
> >> repository instead trashed over 10 years worth of
> 10000s commits of 100s
> >> developers. Congratulations.
> > 
> > As most of them were tracked as commits from our
> former release
> > engineers and so are misleading anyway, perhaps its
> not such a big loss. :-)
> 
> indeed, because of the CVS and SVN approach to merge
> tracking authorship
> was not properly recorded for the most part of OOo history,
> so the loss is
> not big.
> 
> but still, apparently Eike disagrees with that; it would
> have been nice to
> ask first before making this change.
> 
> at least the historic data is still available at the LO
> project, the
> history there still begins with Heiner's initial CVS
> import:
> https://www.ohloh.net/p/libreoffice/
> 
> the change seems especially pointless since there already
> was an Apache
> OOo project at Ohloh:  https://www.ohloh.net/p/apacheoffice/
> 
> it seems to me that there is some kind of counting error at
> the new
> OpenOffice.org project: a comparison with AOOo shows that
> it counts every
> commit twice.
> 
> also, another deficiency of most SCM systems that makes
> Ohloh statistics
> unreliable is that they only track the committer, but not
> the author of a
> commit, which is not necessarily the same person (git gets
> this right).
> 
> hmm, now Ohloh claims that i am the #1 contributor to
> OpenOffice.org, how
> ridiculous is that...
> 
> regards,
>  michael
> 
> 

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