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From Andy Levy <andy.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Commit size
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 10:31:00 GMT
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 5:21 AM, Vladimir Shun'kov <shunya.v@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Could you please help me with issue. Is it real to get commit size of
> user for statistic?

How are you measuring size? Bytes? Lines? Number of files? And to what end?

There are a lot of problems around measuring user activity by this
sort of statistic. It's easily gamed, tends to ignore the effects of
improving code in many ways[1], and in the case of binary files, it's
pretty much meaningless.

1: http://folklore.org/StoryView.py?story=Negative_2000_Lines_Of_Code.txt

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