[MeeGo-dev] Academic Survey for MeeGo Community Contributors
Jarkko.Moilanen at uta.fi
Mon Nov 29 13:50:41 PST 2010
Quoting Auke Kok <auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com>:
> On 11/22/10 23:18, Jarkko Moilanen wrote:
>> Note! This message is NOT directly about MeeGo platform or MeeGo app
>> Dawn, Dave, Henri, Randall and others have done a great job at
>> creating tools to gather information about and for the community.
>> Current tools are excellent for various purposes such as activity
>> Yet the tools for more profound and deeper understanding of the
>> community are still hidden. To fill this tool gap, two researchers
>> from the University of Tampere  have created a small survey for the
>> community members. The survey is intended for people who are actively
>> contributing to the MeeGo Community (code, application developers,
>> documentation, community facilitation, other participation - technical
>> and non-technical).
>> The survey takes only a few minutes of your time, but the information
>> collected from it will possibly benefit the community for years.[/B]
>> The survey will be repeated annually and all information will be
>> treated anonymously. Results of the survey will be available to the
>> community in the MeeGo Conference 2011. The raw data (anonymized) will
>> be made available for others (inside this community) to use.
> Did you get express permission from the MeeGo community council
> (Dawn, Quim, etc?) to post this to this list?
No I did not.
> Since you clearly state your survey is "Academic", I assume it
> directly benefits you as a person, providing you with research data.
No, it does not benefit me as person unless -possible- articles in
scientific journals are included. This survey will not be part of my
> As such, this invitation is a direct violation of list policies, and
> as such not allowed use of this or any MeeGo mailinglist unless
> expressly approved.
I apologize the community. I will be more careful in the future.
Didn't occur to me that conducting a academic survey on open source
community would be such a crime. But duly noted.
Jarkko Moilanen (phone: +358 46 640 8339)
M.Soc.Sc. (Political Science)
PhD Student, Information studies, University of Tampere
Blog: Extreme activities in cyberspace - http://extreme.ajatukseni.net/
Founder of Hackerspace 5w, Finland, Tampere - 5w.fi
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