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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
October 21 & October 25 | Co-Located Events, Tutorials, & Workshops
October 22-24 | Conference
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Monday, October 22 • 15:05 - 15:45
Kernel Mailing List Collaboration - Dawn Foster, The Scale Factory

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While there is quite a bit of data about the people and companies who commit Linux kernel code, there isn't much data about how people work together on the kernel mailing lists where they decide what patches will be accepted. Using a few of the top subsystem mailing lists as examples, Dawn Foster will share her research into how people collaborate on the kernel mailing lists, including network visualizations of mailing list interactions between contributors. You can expect to learn more about the people, their employers, and other data that impacts how people participate on the mailing lists. For example, do timezones influence collaboration? How about source code contributions? An early look at this data was presented last year, but more results are available after another year of research, so this session will draw examples from different subsystem mailing lists and explore new results.

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Dawn Foster

OSS Strategy Lead, Pivotal
Dawn is currently the OSS Strategy Lead at Pivotal in London. She spent more than 20 years working at companies like The Scale Factory, Puppet Labs, Intel, Jive Software, and more. She has expertise in community building, open source software, metrics, and more. She is passionate... Read More →


Monday October 22, 2018 15:05 - 15:45
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