Techniques for Identifying the Country Origin of Mailing List Participants

@article{Tang2009TechniquesFI,
  title={Techniques for Identifying the Country Origin of Mailing List Participants},
  author={Ran Tang and Ahmed E. Hassan and Ying Zou},
  journal={2009 16th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering},
  year={2009},
  pages={36-40}
}
Developer mailing lists play a central role in facilitating communication in open source projects. Participants from different countries and across diverse time zones discuss and resolve important design decisions or conflicts. A good understanding of the social structure of these mailing lists helps in managing these projects and in shaping their implementation structure (i.e., design and architecture). In this paper, we present a technique to determine the country of a mailing list… CONTINUE READING

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