24 Oct '13, 9pm

9000 Commits

I just committed the 9000th commit to my perforce repo. Woot! % p4 counter change 9000 Time between 1000s. You can see some burnout/slowdown between 2009-06 to 2012-02, but it’s been maintaining >1000 per year since then. % p4 changes | grep "Change .000" | cut -f4 -d\ | ruby -rdate -e 'puts $stdin.read.lines.map { |s| Date.parse s }.each_cons(2).map { |a, b| [a, (a - b).to_i].join " " }' 2013-10-24 335 2012-11-23 294 2012-02-03 436 2010-11-24 540 2009-06-02 358 2008-06-09 489 2007-02-06 655 2005-04-22 1065 Granted, # of commits or commits / day is a stupid metric to follow if you’re trying to measure productivity… but since I’m not trying to game my own system, this ain’t bad.

Full article: http://blog.zenspider.com/blog/2013/10/9000-commits.html

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