Red Hat open sources Prospector, a toolkit for measuring project health

Before building Prospector, we looked at existing efforts at Ohloh (now Open Hub) and some of the academic research I referenced earlier to help establish a set of metrics that we wanted to measure. With Prospector, we aimed to create a tool that included all of the related information about a project—its website, code repository, bug repository, mailing lists, IRC channels, CVE reports, event blogs, and more.

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