CHAOSS Weekly (February 21-25, 2022)

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Weekly Newsletter (February 21-25, 2022)

Community Comment Period for Metrics Starts March 1

It’s that time of year again, folks! Today is the last day for working groups to add any new metrics they’ve developed to the 2022-04 release. From March 1-31 there is an open comment period on all the metrics candidates. Anyone inside or outside of the CHAOSS community can make comments, suggestions, or provide any other ideas around our new metrics. The candidates for release this time around are:

  • Project Demographics (DEI Working Group)
  • Event Accessibility (DEI Working Group)
  • Defect Resolution Time (Risk Working Group)
  • CII Best Practices (Change of Name) (Risk Working Group)
  • Contributor Recommendability (Value Working Group)
  • Change Request Reviews (Evolution Working Group)
  • Change Request Commits (Evolution Working Group)
  • Occasional Contributors (Common Working Group)

Thanks to everyone who worked on these!

Save the Date for CHAOSSCon EU!

Although we haven’t started planning any details yet, we are planning to host a CHAOSScon EU in conjunction with OSSummit EU/OSPOCon, happening September 13-16 in Dublin, Ireland. The CfPs for OSSummit EU and OSPOCon are open right now, and you can submit your talk until May 30, 2022. If you’d like to submit something and you’d like someone to look at your abstract before submitting, let us know in Slack! We have a community of people ready to help you.

CHAOSScast Episode 53: Gathering Open Source Usage Data with Avi Press

This week, our wonderful guest Avi Press joined Georg Link, Kate Stewart, and Sophia Vargas to talk about Scarf and collecting open source data. They also discussed defining the term “user,” the insights that can be gleaned from analyzing the data collected, and the ins and outs of Scarf the project. This was a great episode! You can listen and subscribe here:

Upcoming Meetings

All calls use our CHAOSS community Zoom link: (except the DEI Badging Weekly Meetings). All meetings are listed in the US Central Time (Chicago) timezone. (Convert into your local time here).

Tuesday, March 1

9:00am – Office Hours

11:00am – Weekly Community Call (Agenda & Minutes)

6:00pm – Metrics Model Working Group (Agenda & Minutes)

Wednesday, March 2

8:30am DEI Badging Weekly Meeting (Agenda and Zoom Link)

10:00am Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Working Group Meeting (Agenda and Minutes)

Thursday, March 3

10:00am Common Metrics Working Group Meeting (Agenda and Minutes)


Meetings (Open to All)

All meetings at:

Calendar at:

CHAOSS Resources