[RFC/P] Port System Re-Engineering

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 10:23:57 PST 2007

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Ade Lovett wrote:
> On Dec 03, 2007, at 10:12 , Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
>> I have about 20 responses in private email and only the ones you
>> have seen in public are in this category
> Enough said.  There are currently ~180 people with direct access to
>  the ports/ tree (ie: ports committers).

Only 2 are self-reported maintainers and at least 5 admit to not being
maintainers... I think your main issue is you are 100% in "there is
nothing wrong" camp and for what ever reason want to convience
everyone else any effort to say/do differently is misguided.
> Even assuming all private email responses came from committers,
> that's an 11% hit rate.

That is why I am planning to wait to the end of Dec. or so to report
the results in detail (and widen the audiences/forums)
> Which part of "statistically invalid" is not getting through here?

A self-selected sample will never be "statically" valid *BUT* it can
be informative about what people are thinking.

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