If you want to submit a talk for FrOSCon in June, you will have to hurry: The deadline for the call for papers is approaching.
Talks can be submitted until March, 15th 2006. The organizers ask for talks about free software and open source. Expert knowledge on programming languages, free software on the desktop, security, administration and networks is in demand. Talks about the philosophy of free software and experience with free software in business settings is another focus of the conference.
Besides the conference program, the organizers have a special offer for open source projects: Projects can apply for a developer room at FrOSCon. This room is managed by the project and can for …
a set of tools for counting physical Source Lines of Code (SLOC) in a large number of languages of a potentially large set of programs.
The tool generated a bunch of interesting stats, including an estimated cost to develop the eZ publish codebase: $5,701,201 USD.
Of course, it is always good to take stats with a grain of salt - as the saying goes, “There are lies, damn lies and statistics.” These stats would be most interesting if we could compare the output of SLOCCount with records of what we actually did.
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