Is Counting Open Source Code Contributions Really Useful?
Feb 22, 2008, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Snyder)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"If you're active in the open source world, Ohloh probably knows
you. The Bellevue, Wash., software company has a database of some
70,000 developers working on nearly 11,000 of the world's major
open source projects.
"After a year of building up its community of open source
developers, Ohloh (whose backers include former Microsoft big wig
Paul Maritz) has begun trying to cash in on a database that
attempts to measure the productivity of open source projects--and
evaluate the developers working on them..."