SearchOpenSource: Open Source Developers Bag Bugs Faster, Survey Says
Nov 18, 2005, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Open source software (OSS) developers find and fix software
bugs quickly, according to new analyst research released this
"Evans Data Corp.'s 'Fall 2005 Open Source Software/Linux
Development Survey' found that, on average, 17% of OSS developers
can find and repair bugs in less than 4 hours.
"The Santa Cruz, Calif.-based IT research firm also discovered
that of the 450 developers surveyed, another quarter said they
could find and fix 'severe bugs' in their software in four to right
hours, on average..."