Analysis of 10 years of bugzilla.mozilla.org
karl.fogel at canonical.com
Tue Jan 26 16:36:15 GMT 2010
Matt Zimmerman <mdz at canonical.com> writes:
>I haven't watched the video, but scanned over the slides and found them
>"Diederik van Liere is a postdoc at Toronto’s Rotman School of Business. His
>passion: finding out whether open source communities actually make software
>better, faster. With this in mind he’s taken an in depth look at 10 years of
>bugzilla.mozilla.org data to look for bug fixing patterns."
I agree -- that slide deck is very comprehensible. Actually, I found it
easier to digest than the video presentation. Here are the slides:
Most interesting graph: correlation between the level of experience of
bug submitter and tendency of that bug to get fixed.
>Is anyone up for doing (or arranging) a similar analysis of Ubuntu bugs?
I'm planning to do something similar, but to do it right -- usefully --
will be non-trivial, so it's going to be after my current coding
rotation on the Launchpad Bugs Team, which ends in a couple of months.
(This rotation is suggesting various better ways to measure anyway.)
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