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Re: Research survey: Impact of Microsoft Acquisition of GitHub




Hi Asavaseri,

Quoting Asavaseri Natnaree (2018-07-09 07:13:13)
> Dear Debian developers, 
> 
> I am Natnaree Asavaseri and currently undertaking a research 
> internship at Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan. Note 
> that we are not biased to either GitHub or Microsoft, and this is 
> purely from an empirical research perspective. 
> 
> As a part of my research in the field of Software Engineering (SE), my 
> professors and I are analyzing the impact of Microsoft's acquisition 
> of GitHub. The main purpose of my survey is understanding how 
> developers perceive the Microsoft's acquisition of GitHub, especially 
> from contributors to Linux distributions and BSD families. If the 
> survey is successful, we will publish our findings at SE academic 
> venues (journals or conference).
> 
> So please consider voicing your opinion by allowing us up to 5 minutes 
> to complete my short survey. 
> 
> https://goo.gl/forms/lbIL5qsinDRQyTaK2 ;
> 
> We would like to remind you that participation in this survey is 
> completely voluntary and your identity is hidden for anonymity. Thank 
> you for your time in advance. 

I appreciate your making this survey, and find it relevant to invite us 
Debian developers to take part in it.

However, your choice of involving Google in this "anonymized" survey 
strongly discourages me personally from participating.


 - Jonas

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