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Re: Open Source Survey - http://goo.gl/5bwR9t

> Thorsten Glaser <t.glaser@tarent.de> writes:
> > Jonas Smedegaard <dr <at> jones.dk> writes:
> >
> >> Quoting Michael Kaserer (2014-01-08 11:00:50)
> >> > We are two students currently working on a research project regarding 
> >> > motivation for contributing to Open Source projects. You can help us 
> >> > by filling out the following web-survey, it only takes max. 2 minutes!
> >
> > The survey asks which of the reasons is the most important one,
> > but one cannot choose the free-form “other” reason there, and
> > this is a mandatory field.
> Funny that -- I specified an "other" option too, and would have selected
> that as my main reason if given the chance.

Same here.

> The available options seem to say more about the assumptions of the
> researcher, than being likely to provide interesting data.

I kept waiting for a free-form field to appear in order to help the researchers
with some (entirely subjective) notes about their assumptions. But unfortunately
there wasn't any such field (and neither any contact-the-authors link).

Have fun,

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