Re: GitHub Open Source Survey 2017
On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 06:23:30PM +0100, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Hi -project,
> GitHub recently published the announcements of their 2017 Open Source
> I was wondering whether any fellow developers had read this and whether
> they had evaulated it in the context of the Debian project. To kick this
> off, let me quote some of their key insights:
> * Documentation is highly valued, frequently overlooked, and a
> means for establishing inclusive and accessible communities.
Debian gets this. It's relatively well documented.
> * Negative interactions are infrequent but highly visible, with
> consequences for project activity.
Much more visible here because we don't tend to hide problems,
potentially. It has had HUGE consequences for a few things but,
in general Debian works well
> * Open source is used by the whole world, but its contributors
> don't yet reflect its broad audience.
We do better than many - and we know where we're under-representative.
> * Using and contributing to open source often happens on the job.
Or in universities / bedrooms ... we understand FLOSS better than most.
> * Open source is the default when choosing software.
Tell me again, what part of closed source software is part of Debian
> Best wishes,
> : :' : Chris Lamb
> `. `'` firstname.lastname@example.org / chris-lamb.co.uk