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Re: The value of LilyPond, according to Ohloh

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: The value of LilyPond, according to Ohloh
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 02:38:37 +0100
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Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> writes:

> I think the number is way off.  AFAICS at
>, they counted all
> stable branches as separate.
> Last time I looked lilypond was around 100k lines of code (a quick
> look says it 200k now; I suspect the GNU headers as a cause). 390 man
> years looks exaggeratedl, since I wrote most of it (at least before
> 2007), and it took me much less than 300 years.

Your output is likely not average for the industry.  Writing and
committing a half-hour change took you just half an hour instead of five
hours of red tape from you and three hours of red tape each from three
other persons.  We are getting there, but that's not what you have been
working with.

David Kastrup

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