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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Jakub Narębski <jnareb@gmail.com>
Cc: Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	 Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>,
	meta@public-inbox.org,
	 "git@vger.kernel.org" <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
Subject: Re: Announcing Git User's Survey 2016 [was: Working with public-inbox.org]
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2016 15:06:48 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1609091503410.129229@virtualbox> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <bb1ee52f-c4b6-ded3-19af-ddb7b65b376d@gmail.com>

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Hi Kuba,

On Sun, 28 Aug 2016, Jakub Narębski wrote:

> W dniu 28.08.2016 o 10:38, Johannes Schindelin pisze:
>
> > I would like to strongly caution against putting too much stock into
> > this users' survey. It is the best we have, granted. Yet I have not
> > heard from anybody that they participated in the survey, unless they
> > were also subscribed to the Git mailing list.
> 
> I tried in past and will try for this year Git User's Survey to be
> announced more widely than just Git mailing list (git@vger.kernel.org).

I did not mean to criticise you. I think you are doing the best you can,
and it is valuable.

My point is: many professional developers use Git not necessarily because
they want to, but because their day job requires them to do so.

I *highly* doubt that we reach a notable fraction of those developers,
even if they are arguably power users of any development tool, including
Git.

The question is not so much how to advertise the survey. I skip almost all
surveys I am asked to participate in, because I am just a little bit busy
all the time. I feel that my colleagues do the same. Unless forced to take
a survey, they skip it.

Ciao,
Dscho

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Thread overview: 64+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-08-16 16:55 Working with public-inbox.org [Was: [PATCH] rev-parse: respect core.hooksPath in --git-path] Stefan Beller
2016-08-16 17:10 ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-16 17:20   ` Jeff King
2016-08-16 17:54     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-16 17:22   ` Stefan Beller
2016-08-16 17:47     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-16 20:44   ` Eric Wong
2016-08-16 20:56     ` Eric Wong
2016-08-18 12:42 ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-18 20:49   ` Eric Wong
2016-08-18 21:41     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-08-19 15:18       ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-19 15:30     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-19 16:55       ` Stefan Beller
2016-08-19 22:35         ` Eric Wong
2016-08-22 13:38         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 19:21         ` Jeff King
2016-08-19 22:35       ` Eric Wong
2016-08-22 13:18         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 18:05           ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-25 13:21             ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-28 18:23               ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-29 10:46                 ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 22:55           ` Eric Wong
2016-08-25 12:58             ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-27 22:38               ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-28  8:36                 ` Working with public-inbox.org Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-28 11:41                   ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-29  5:35                     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-19 15:03   ` Working with public-inbox.org [Was: [PATCH] rev-parse: respect core.hooksPath in --git-path] Jeff King
2016-08-20 19:57     ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-23  4:47       ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-24 15:34         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-24 18:49           ` Eric Wong
2016-08-24 19:12             ` Jeff King
2016-08-24 19:27               ` Eric Wong
2016-08-25  3:40             ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-25  2:41           ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-10 16:10           ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-02-13  5:52             ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-13 14:37               ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-02-14  3:56                 ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  3:59                   ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  7:13                   ` Eric Wong
2017-02-13 19:21               ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-14  3:55                 ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  4:41                   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-02-14  5:09                     ` Arif Khokar
2017-02-14  5:14                     ` Jeff King
2016-08-22 13:06     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-22 13:15       ` Duy Nguyen
2016-08-22 20:38         ` Philip Oakley
2016-08-24 13:04           ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-24 19:16             ` Eric Wong
2016-08-25 13:08               ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-25  3:57             ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-25 13:01               ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-25 23:14                 ` Arif Khokar
2016-08-26  8:08                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-27 22:26         ` Jakub Narębski
2016-08-28  8:38           ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-08-28 13:45             ` Announcing Git User's Survey 2016 [was: Working with public-inbox.org] Jakub Narębski
2016-09-09 13:06               ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2016-09-09 18:51                 ` Jakub Narębski

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