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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Ohloh
Date Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:58:22 GMT

On Oct 30, 2011, at 1:43 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:

> 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 ;).

On the other side when Andrew Rist commits the license header changes as a result of the Oracle
SGAs then he will be at the top.

If someone adds the OOo website tree - now separate from the podling then I'll get "undeserved"
kudos for migrating other peoples work ...

Regards,
Dave

> 
> 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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