I have updated the post to make it clear: "By bug density I mean the average number of issues labelled "bug" per repository in GitHub"
The assumption is "I do expect is that roughly all developers, no matter the language, have to solve the same problems, so the open source libraries available have roughly the same functionality.". David seems to disagree on this assumption. What are you thoughts?
I also remember reading somewhere that bugs are constant per lines of code, but maybe what was constant was the number of lines produced or the number of lines that you can keep in your head. I unable to find the reference right now.
Steven McDonnell in the "Code Complete" book says: "the number of errors increases dramatically as project size increases, with very large projects having up to four times as many errors per line of code as small projects"
Great idea for another pet project. Maybe one for PurelyFunctional.tv? ;)
Thanks a lot!
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