Statistics around FOSS Projects – gedit

Introduction

gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor that among other things features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced features in C or Python.

Cost Estimation

According to statics gathered by Ohloh we can see the following piece of information about cost estimation of gedit project :

Codebase Size : 76,292 lines

Estimated Effort : 18 person-years

Estimated Cost : $ 1,014,735 *
Commits – Contributors
Information about the commits and contributors is always interesting , let’s see what’s going on :
All Time 12 Month 30 Day
Commits: 8436 526 48
Contributors: 614 116 22
Files Modified: 2065 323 77
Lines Added: 611559 11230 329
Lines Removed: 506919 18402 77
Languages
Languages in which a FOSS project is being developed can show piece of information usefull for people who wish to contribute into the project. Let’s see what’s going on :
Total Lines : 104,640 Code Lines : 76,292 Percent Code Lines : 72.9%
Number of Languages : 10 Total Comment Lines : 10,303 Percent Comment Lines : 9.8%
Total Blank Lines : 18,045 Percent Blank Lines : 17.2%
Developers Maling list
For getting information for the mailing list of developers [gedit-list] , i did use a very usefull and powerfull tool : Mlstats .

With Mlstats we have the following results :

Total messages : 6696

Total people posting in each list:  1014

Total messages in each list: 3854

TTotal messages by email address (only top 10 in total):
Mailing list           Email        #
—————-    ———–    —-
gedit-list    pborelli@katamail.com    338
gedit-list    nudrema@gmail.com    141
gedit-list    jessevdk@gnome.org    130
gedit-list    jesse@icecrew.nl    126
gedit-list    nacho.resa@gmail.com    116
gedit-list    chuchiperriman@gmail.com    109
gedit-list    paolo.maggi@polito.it    95
gedit-list    contact@jpfleury.net    79
gedit-list    maggi@athena.polito.it    79
gedit-list    jbarbero@quiter.com    74

Total messages by year:
Mailing list            Year        #
—————-    ———–    —-
gedit-list    2000    33
gedit-list    2001    25
gedit-list    2002    128
gedit-list    2003    155
gedit-list    2004    113
gedit-list    2005    179
gedit-list    2006    578
gedit-list    2007    550
gedit-list    2008    489
gedit-list    2009    375
gedit-list    2010    530
gedit-list    2011    418
gedit-list    2012    263
gedit-list    2013    18

Total people posting by year:
Mailing list            Year        #
—————-    ———–    —-
gedit-list    2000    12
gedit-list    2001    13
gedit-list    2002    31
gedit-list    2003    68
gedit-list    2004    52
gedit-list    2005    57
gedit-list    2006    119
gedit-list    2007    140
gedit-list    2008    140
gedit-list    2009    137
gedit-list    2010    166
gedit-list    2011    160
gedit-list    2012    125
gedit-list    2013    11

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