Re: Number of bugs - statistics

From: Stefan Richter
Date: Thu May 22 2008 - 12:24:45 EST

Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 07:51:35AM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>> Maybe some other data:
>> * The incoming rate of ACPI bugs has been pretty much flat the last 3
>> years, while the number of Linux (and ACPI) users has grown
>> significantly. The number of unfixed bugs has more than halved, from
>> over 200 to well below 100.
>> * The SCSI maintainer also reports that he sees flat to declining bug
>> rates; again with the increase in Linux user base that is a good sign
> Andrew sees and handles the majority of incoming bug reports.
> Ask him whether he agress with this.
> And ALSA alone has 2000 open bug reports, which makes the open ACPI or
> SCSI bug numbers relatively irrelevant in any "number of bugs"
> statistics.

Central facilities like ACPI and SCSI having relatively few [and
according to Arjan a decreasing number of] reported unfixed bugs is...
Stefan Richter
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