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Estimating the Number of Active and Stable FLOSS Projects

Aug 25, 2007, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carlo Daffara)

"A recurring debate discussion among FLOSS-supporters and detractors is related to the estimation of the real number of active FLOSS projects. While it is easy to look at the main repository site (sourceforge.net) that boasts more than 100.000 projects, it is equally easy to look in more depth and realize that a significant number of those projects are really abandoned or have no significant development. How many active and stable projects are really out there...?"

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