Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Jul 2010 16:59 UTC, submitted by root
Gnome GNOME developer Dave Neary has posted the highlights of his work to determine where contributions to GNOME come from. This "Census" is a combination of data mining and surveys that gives a snapshot of gnome activity and the profile of a GNOME contributor. This project's aims were to answer three questions in particular: What does the developer community look like? What companies are investing in GNOME, and how? What does the commercial ecosystem around the GNOME project look like?
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Fettarme H-Milch
Member since:
2010-02-16

Canonical also have one kernel developer now.

An actual developer who commits upstream or just some dude whose capabilities are enough to report bugs to Red Hat and backport the fixes?

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static666 Member since:
2006-06-09

Somehow I'm pretty sure his 'capabilities' suit his job description as developer just fine. If there are enough facts of him abusing some Red Hat kernel bug tracker instead of doing his job well probably you should report him to Canonical HR management staff. They will be grateful and maybe replace him with a more 'capable' one? ;)

Or wait. Can this be an example of a normal FOSS work flow?

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Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

I think the kernel developer is a she, so it would never be such a dude you speak of. :-)

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