Journal article

How Successful Are Open Source Contributions From Countries With Different Levels of Human Development?

Leonardo B Furtado, Bruno Cartaxo, Christoph Treude, Gustavo Pinto

IEEE SOFTWARE | IEEE COMPUTER SOC | Published : 2021

Abstract

In this article we studied whether developers? locations relate to the outcome of a pull request (PR). Our results suggest that developers from countries with low human development indexes perform a small fraction of the overall PRs and are the ones that face rejection the most.