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Measuring the growth of LibreOffice developer's base

by FLOSS Community Metrics meeting

Published July 20, 2014 in Technology

LibreOffice forked the OOo code betting on the growth of the first 20 developers. Thanks to a number of strategic moves, the project managed to attract 80 new developers during the first month, and 3 or more new developers each month for 44 months in a row. How we have measured the growth to motivate additional developers to join the project.