[Linux-aus] Grant Scheme: libferris, evolution and libxml

Ben Martin monkeyiq at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jun 6 23:29:03 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-06-04 at 12:24 +1000, Martin Pool wrote:
> On  4 Jun 2005, Ben Martin <monkeyiq at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > I'd much rather have taken the tact that the libferris project has been
> > around and actively developed over the last 4+ years, has grown quite
> > feature full over the years in terms of what it can mount and what
> > metadata it can expose etc. (eg, the sloc and linuxjournal references).
> Can you say anything about what projects use the library or how many
> users it has?  It seems to me that LA ought to look at what benefit
> the code delivers, not just how large or old it is.
Unfortunately such things aren't easy to measure. Particularly userbase
size as the code/releases are usually mirrored. The sf.net site does
seem to get a fairly ok hit count/month and there are 85+ subscribers to
fm.net release announcements.

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