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Where 2.6.29 came from

Where 2.6.29 came from

Posted Mar 19, 2009 9:01 UTC (Thu) by patrick_g (subscriber, #44470)
Parent article: Where 2.6.29 came from

Hi Jon,

You said "Some 1420 developers took part in this cycle" but if I look at the Linux Kernel Patch Statistic site I can see another number.
According to the site there was only 1176 developpers during this cycle.

Why there is a large difference like this ?
We talk about a difference of more or less 244 developpers and I think this error bar is quite large.

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Posted Mar 19, 2009 14:22 UTC (Thu) by corbet (editor, #1) [Link]

It would appear that the code in gitdm which prints out the developer count has a bit of a bug. I've adjusted the number above. That was a sloppy mistake, and I apologize for the confusion - thanks for pointing it out.

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