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Re: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy

On 29/04/11 at 11:00 +0200, Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> * Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> [110429 10:51]:
> > I think that you misunderstood my data. It's the number of **distinct**
> > (different) **uploaders**. If you uploaded just one package during the
> > freeze period, then you are not in the 20%.
> You did not give numbers of uploaders in the freeze time, but by
> month. So I still count in the other months. (And with one specific
> package maintained less, I might have an avarage of less than a package
> uploaded per freeze).

I did:
> One could argue that, even if you are involved in RC bug squashing, you might
> not be making uploads that frequently, and that would explain why the number of
> distinct uploaders is going down. So let's take a step backward:
> Distinct uploaders to unstable from 01/01/2008 to 30/07/2008: 1229
> Distinct uploaders to unstable from 30/07/2008 to 14/02/2008: 978 (lenny freeze)
> Distinct uploaders to unstable from 06/02/2010 to 06/08/2010: 1187 (6 months before freeze)
> Distinct uploaders to unstable from 06/08/2010 to 05/02/2011: 926 (squeeze freeze)

The 20% was based on those numbers, not on the per-months data. If you
take the per-month data, it's much worse, e.g: 2010-01: 661 uploaders ;
2011-01: 313 uploaders.

- Lucas

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