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Do you have an estimate of how many developers are using ROS?

asked 2016-12-14 23:28:18 -0500

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@ahendrix, to me, this is the only possible answer. why not make this comment an answer?

mgruhler gravatar image mgruhler  ( 2016-12-15 01:21:26 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-12-15 00:21:26 -0500

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You might be able to find what you're looking for in the community metrics:

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I've heard @Brian Gerkey use 100,000 as an estimate of total users. This is consistent with downloads to unique IPs, and probably way more than the number of actual developers contributing to the code base.

Bill Smart gravatar image Bill Smart  ( 2016-12-15 01:51:46 -0500 )edit

@Bill Smart: yes, that is a good estimate and I've heard Brian use that figure as well.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2016-12-15 02:32:14 -0500 )edit

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