GitHub as a source of data

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Eugene Fedin

Jul 29, 2010, 7:26:31 AM7/29/10
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GitHub is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git
revision control system. It includes over a million repositories. It
provides statistics about language using:
Would you please add it to LangPop ratings?

David Welton

Jul 29, 2010, 8:02:57 AM7/29/10

I've kept my eye on it, but it's still way too biased towards Ruby: I
don't believe it represents a very accurate sample of the world at
large just yet. Since it's growing, I think it may, some day...

Not that I have anything against Ruby - I use it for these statistics!

David N. Welton

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