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Re: Emacs author stats

From: Artur Malabarba
Subject: Re: Emacs author stats
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:48:10 +0100

2015-04-23 18:49 GMT+01:00 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
>> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:41:03 +0200
>> I wondered whether switching to git had any effect, developer wise, so I
>> whipped up some stats:
>> http://lars.ingebrigtsen.no/2015/04/23/the-effect-of-version-control-systems-on-emacs-developers/
> Thanks.
> This part warrants a comment:
>   [...] I would suspect that the numbers before, say, 2007 are
>   suspect because maintainers would commit patches with themselves as
>   the “author”, I think.
> This suspicion is not true: whoever committed the changes even back
> then, always mentioned the actual author.

Either way, I think the relevant metric is precisely the number of
*committers*. Commiters are the ones most affected by this change.
Authors who submit patches and bug fixes couldn't care less whether we
use bzr or git (or do I misunderstand something?).

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