Quoting Joseph R. Justice (2013-07-19 02:09:59)
> Now, the survey as I've seen it (both the original draft and draft 2 following> Gregor Herrmann's comments) appears to be focused primarily if not exclusivelyWhile I fully agree that it would be nice to acknowledge more the
> on people doing packaging work. And, as I've already noted, it might be too
> big a goal to try to address non-packaging work, at least at this moment and/or
> in this survey. (And also you probably need to figure out what sorts of
> non-packaging contributions typically occur; different types of contribution
> might call for different surveys and/or at least different questions.) It
> might spread the focus of the survey too thinly such that it is less helpful
> than it could potentially be.
non-packaging work done for Debian, there is a simple reason as to why
this survey is mainly about the packaging work: the data used to get the
names of the survey targets is the history of package uploads to Debian.
The fact is, I don't think we have much to track non-packaging
contributions and contributors in the first place. Before considering
adressing them the same kind of survey, we would probably need a way to