[OSGeo-Discuss] ML statistics

Jorge Sanz jsanz at osgeo.org
Wed Feb 19 03:49:36 PST 2014

2014-02-19 12:09 GMT+01:00 Jorge Sanz <jsanz at osgeo.org>:
> 2014-02-18 23:33 GMT+01:00 Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> I wonder if there is any nice statistics (at least number of
>> subscribers, messages per month/year) of OSGeo MLs? I just found [1],
>> but it seems to be pretty incomplete.
>> Thanks in advance for any pointers. Martin
>> [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/VisibilityStats#Mailing_list_subscribers
> I don't know if there are better statistics (probably not), but being
> mailing lists one of the main OSGeo assets, maybe we could try to
> improve that stats using something like the parser and visor developed
> by URGC university of Spain. This speaker deck[1] by the main
> researcher of the group is quite interesting and the parser [2],
> viewer [3] and R analysis tool[4] are all open source.
> Running that against main mailing lists (discus, committee and local
> chapters lists) could give us a better understanding of how OSGeo
> community is evolving, right?
> I'll ask him about running the parser with just some lists, not the
> whole osgeo mailman server.
> [1] https://speakerdeck.com/jgbarah/do-you-want-to-measure-your-project
> [2] https://github.com/MetricsGrimoire/MailingListStats
> [3] https://github.com/VizGrimoire/VizGrimoireJS
> [4] https://github.com/VizGrimoire/VizGrimoireR

argh I couldn't resist :)

I've got some numbers for discuss and spanish, just to start to
playing with the tool


Jorge Sanz

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