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Open sores is gay (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#31692192)

You're all fat and gay.

How funny.... (3, Interesting)

wandazulu (265281) | about 4 years ago | (#31692664)

I was just checking out these files and Gephi for a project and thought how cool they looked. I like Gephi, but one of my requirements is to be able to a diagram on demand; I see Gephi can do JDBC, but I need essentially a command-line version of it.

BTW, the main diagram was the first time I've seen all 16 processors in my MacPro (yes, I know, hyperthreading, cores, etc.) maxed out on 100%.

Re:How funny.... (1)

waveclaw (43274) | about 4 years ago | (#31695008)

I was just checking out these files and Gephi for a project and thought how cool they looked.

As a testimonial to careful color selection, the original graph on the article looks more like a cross between a drain clog and a petri dish seeded by an epileptic robot.

Interesting that the diagrams for Python show a focus on django. Selection bias perhaps? A comparison with say sf.net would be interesting. How many other large python projects have public code repositories available (things like Eve Online would be hidden) for similar data mining?

Showing the segregation of php is curious. It certainly raised a number of questions in my mind. Do any other programming language communities look like this? Over time? What would an animation of the evolution of these projects detail? Does the low cohesiveness imply anything about the nature of php projects?

The flikr page [flickr.com] is also interesting. The Perl community looks heavily intertwined. As an old (+3 O'Reilly book) language with many different developers, many who operate in corporate walled gardens, it is surprising to see such massive interconnection in the final graph even with hints of segregation.

Sweet lines (1)

Bugamn (1769722) | about 4 years ago | (#31692792)

Ohh, lines...

It's interesting to notice from those graphs that apparently the main languages are Perl, Ruby, PHP and Python.

The graphs by region are interesting for showing the distribuition of those languages either as a local effect or something bigger.

Quite interesting I might say.

Does github not allow C++ projects? (2, Interesting)

Dragoniz3r (992309) | about 4 years ago | (#31694088)

Little bit odd to me that C/C++/C# weren't among the languages analyzed.
Must be that they're all dying languages that no-one uses outside of mainframes anymore.</sarcasm>

Appropriate name? (2, Funny)

nanoakron (234907) | about 4 years ago | (#31694436)

Git:

"worthless person, 1946, British slang, a southern variant of Scottish get "illegitimate child, brat," related to beget.

So 'GitHub' would imply a place for worthless idiots to congregate...

Re:Appropriate name? (1)

Microlith (54737) | about 4 years ago | (#31694554)

Which leads directly into why Linus named the tool Git...

Re:Appropriate name? (1)

MichaelSmith (789609) | about 4 years ago | (#31695148)

Which leads directly into why Linus named the tool Git...

Yeah I always assumed it was Linus's name for Andrew Tridgell, though I'm with Andrew on this one. Larry McVoy caused the split from bk.

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