Statistics around FOSS Projects – Epiphany

Introduction

Epiphany  is the web browser for the GNOME desktop. Its goal is to be simple and easy to use. Epiphany ties together many GNOME components in order to let you focus on the Web content, instead of the browser application. As part of the GNOME project, Epiphany is Free Software.

Epiphany is powered by the WebKit engine. In addition, it provides an elegant, responsive and uncomplicated user interface that fits in perfectly with GNOME, and it has been translated to over thirty languages!

Cost Estimation

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

Codebase Size : 61,708 lines

Estimated Effort : 15 person-years

Estimated Cost : $ 821,372 *
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: 10192 1139 32
Contributors: 498 105 19
Files Modified: 1675 501 33
Lines Added: 476975 36725 199
Lines Removed: 391080 35625 395
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 : 88,934 Code Lines : 63,530 Percent Code Lines : 71.4%
Number of Languages : 10 Total Comment Lines : 10,665 Percent Comment Lines : 12.0%
Total Blank Lines : 14,739 Percent Blank Lines : 16.6%
Developers Maling list
For getting information for the mailing list of developers [epiphany-list] , i did use a very usefull and powerfull tool : Mlstats .

With Mlstats we have the following results :

Total messages : 13449

Total people posting in each list:  1180

Total messages in each list: 6754

Total messages by email address (only top 10 in total):
Mailing list Email #
—————- ———– —-
epiphany-list  reinouts@gnome.org   521
epiphany-list  mpeseng@tin.it    321
epiphany-list  chpe@gnome.org   254
epiphany-list  adamh@densi.com   246
epiphany-list  marco@gnome.org   217
epiphany-list  bordoley@msu.edu    213
epiphany-list  magnus@therning.org   127
epiphany-list  pah06@uow.edu.au   111
epiphany-list  xan@gnome.org   99
epiphany-list  chpe@stud.uni-saarland.de   89

Total messages by year:
Mailing list Year #
—————- ———– —-
epiphany-list  1979  2
epiphany-list  2002  51
epiphany-list  2003  2134
epiphany-list  2004  785
epiphany-list  2005  948
epiphany-list  2006  916
epiphany-list  2007  507
epiphany-list  2008  390
epiphany-list  2009  450
epiphany-list  2010  202
epiphany-list  2011  227
epiphany-list  2012  142

Total people posting by year:
Mailing list Year #
—————- ———– —-
epiphany-list  1979   2
epiphany-list  2002   17
epiphany-list  2003   341
epiphany-list  2004  181
epiphany-list  2005  150
epiphany-list  2006  177
epiphany-list  2007  143
epiphany-list  2008  121
epiphany-list  2009  137
epiphany-list  2010  92
epiphany-list  2011  91
epiphany-list  2012  49

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