Nate, we use LibStats religiously here. I would be interested in joining the community - but similiarly to you, I don't have much time to spare. Andrew > -----Original Message----- > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of > Nathan Vack > Sent: Friday, October 26, 2007 12:42 PM > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: [CODE4LIB] Libstats is looking for project leaders > > Hi all, > > I was recently involved in a discussion about the mechanics of > running an open-source project over at Library Web Chic, and I've > come to the conclusion that for a project to succeed, it really needs > to have at least a small, dedicated community. A community of one is > no community at all ;-) > > For the last few years, I've been in charge of running Libstats, a > small, GPL'd reference statistics tracking / knowledgebase project. > For a variety of reasons*, I'm unlikely to have a significant amount > of time to devote to the project ever again... and there are a lot of > things that could use improvement, ranging from squashing bugs to > improving documentation to adding features to answering support > questions. > > So... here's my call for volunteers. This project is quite small > (<6400 LoC), PHP / MySQL-based, and seems to work pretty well for the > majority of its users -- it'd be a great place for someone new to > open-source project management to learn the ropes. I'd especially > like someone outside our university to have some ownership of the > project. > > Interested? Head over to http://groups.google.com/group/libstats -- > that's where the party's at. > > Cheers, > -Nate Vack > Wendt Library > University of Wisconsin - Madison > > * Full disclosure: I'm also working on a hosted, closed-source > competitor to this project... so for me to stay solely in charge of > Libstats would be conflict-of-interest-central. That's not my only > reason, but it's a big one.