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BekahHW for OpenSauced

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The Lottery Factor in Open Source

My team at OpenSauced has been working really hard on a new feature called StarSearch. With StarSearch, you can get otherwise hard to discover information about open source projects and contributors.

We’re live on Product Hunt! Join the conversation and let us know what features you'd like to see added.

In this demo, I talk about the lottery factor - the risk if one of your top contributors leaves a project - and take a look at how Laravel fairs.

Top comments (2)

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Sherry Day

Sure, "lottery factor" sounds ominous! How does StarSearch determine the key contributors and the impact of their potential departure? Looking forward to more insights on this!

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Brian Douglas

I think adding a trend or alert for this is possible. Some thoughts, in addition to last commit correlate frequency from core contributors.

Also including core team comments could send a signal that something is up or down