Statistics around FOSS Projects – Kde-Telepathy

Introduction

KDE Telepathy is an instant messaging (IM) and voice over IP (VoIP) client which supports text, voice, video, file transfers, and inter-application communication over various IM protocols. It uses the telepathy framework as its backend. It’s the slated replacement for Kopete and its main focus is the integration between different components of the KDE Software Compilation that may benefit from real-time communication and collaboration features.

Cost Estimation

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

Codebase Size : 128,319 lines

Estimated Effort : 32 person-years

Estimated Cost : $ 1,747,556

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: 6134 2737 250
Contributors: 89 41 10
Files Modified: 3798 1337 356
Lines Added: 511508 112093 20464
Lines Removed: 298275 76633 18870
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 : 184,947 Code Lines : 128,319 Percent Code Lines : 69.4%
Number of Languages : 10 Total Comment Lines : 26,800 Percent Comment Lines : 14.5%
Total Blank Lines : 29,828 Percent Blank Lines : 16.1%
Developers Maling list
For getting information for the mailing list of developers [kde-telepathy] , i did use a very usefull and powerfull tool : Mlstats .

With Mlstats we have the following results :

Total messages : 7889

Total people posting in each list:  280

Total messages in each list: 7885

Total messages by email address (only top 10 in total):
Mailing list           Email        #
—————-    ———–    —-
kde-telepathy    kde@davidedmundson.co.uk    1330
kde-telepathy    martin.klapetek@gmail.com    1195
kde-telepathy    daniele.domenichelli@gmail.com    828
kde-telepathy    david@davidedmundson.co.uk    569
kde-telepathy    grundleborg@googlemail.com    468
kde-telepathy    null@kde.org    417
kde-telepathy    francesco.nwokeka@gmail.com    349
kde-telepathy    kiagiadakis.george@gmail.com    231
kde-telepathy    drf@kde.org    191
kde-telepathy    alinm.elena@gmail.com    179

Total messages by year:
Mailing list            Year        #
—————-    ———–    —-
kde-telepathy    2009    89
kde-telepathy    2010    358
kde-telepathy    2011    4313
kde-telepathy    2012    2897
kde-telepathy    2013    228

Total people posting by year:
Mailing list            Year        #
—————-    ———–    —-
kde-telepathy    2009    12
kde-telepathy    2010    30
kde-telepathy    2011    148
kde-telepathy    2012    158
kde-telepathy    2013    20
kde-telepathy    martin.klapetek@gmail.com    1195
kde-telepathy    daniele.domenichelli@gmail.com    828
kde-telepathy    david@davidedmundson.co.uk    569
kde-telepathy    grundleborg@googlemail.com    468
kde-telepathy    null@kde.org    417
kde-telepathy    francesco.nwokeka@gmail.com    349
kde-telepathy    kiagiadakis.george@gmail.com    231
kde-telepathy    drf@kde.org    191
kde-telepathy    alinm.elena@gmail.com    179

Total messages by year:
Mailing list            Year        #
—————-    ———–    —-
kde-telepathy    2009    89
kde-telepathy    2010    358
kde-telepathy    2011    4313
kde-telepathy    2012    2897
kde-telepathy    2013    228

Total people posting by year:
Mailing list            Year        #
—————-    ———–    —-
kde-telepathy    2009    12
kde-telepathy    2010    30
kde-telepathy    2011    148
kde-telepathy    2012    158
kde-telepathy    2013    20

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