Re: GNOME community survey

On Fri, 2011-01-07 at 22:34 +0100, Christopher Roy Bratusek wrote:
> On Friday 07 January 2011 13:57:42 Germán Póo-Caamaño wrote:
> > FYI,
> > 
> > A group of researchers leaded by Jim Herbsleb got in contact with GNOME
> > Foundation some months ago in order to research how communities works,
> > how a volunteer become an active contributor, among others.
> > 
> > In the following days, developers (committers) will receive and
> > invitation to complete a survey that would not take more than 20 minutes
> > (or even less). However, the participation in the study is completely
> > voluntary.
> > 
> > It worth to mention that the results will be shared with the community,
> > and we will insist on that.
> > 
> > At last but not least, the original plan included a joint survey to help
> > set the Foundation goals, which will not be the case. However, we are
> > looking forward to receive help from this team of researchers in the
> > near future.
> Since people from "Others" section also got the invitation (like me), I 
> wonder, whether the results of the questions regarding making GNOME better and 
> the effort taken into GNOME may become a bit inapropriate, as those aren't 
> actually doing that (their software is not shipped with GNOME).
> Or does GNOME in  this case mean GNOME + software meant for GNOME-using 
> people? Just wondering.

I do not know what do you mean by "Others", but if you got an email is
because you have contributed with GNOME (considering the software under

Germán Póo-Caamaño

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