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From "Michael Neale" <michael.ne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cost of Jackrabbit
Date Sun, 13 May 2007 23:12:32 GMT
you should try the sloccount command line tool (its on linux, probably other
OSes as well), it does something similar (using a reverse cocomo model to
estimate effort). Always good for a laugh !

On 5/12/07, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> There's a nice open source directory site at http://www.ohloh.net/. It
> automatically collects all sorts of statistics and makes them
> available in a nice format. See the Jackrabbit entry at
> http://www.ohloh.net/projects/3527.
> Among the more useful statistics (e.g. Jackrabbit trunk is > 200 kLOC,
> growing steadily) there's also a flashy Project Cost calculator that
> is probably there more to generate incoming links than to provide any
> real information. In any case, it suggests (I guess the calculator
> assumes some average programmers) that the current Jackrabbit codebase
> is worth about 60 person years of effort or about 3 million dollars of
> money. Something to keep in mind for the next time someone asks you
> how much Jackrabbit is worth. :-)
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting

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