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Table 1 Summary of discussions and messages per category

From: Herding cats in a FOSS ecosystem: a tale of communication and coordination for release management

Category Discussions Messages Median of messages per
  # % # % Discussion Release
Discussions related to release management
 Announcement 238 25.19 740 10.65 1 413
 Proposals and discussions 219 23.17 2074 29.85 4 427
 Request for approval 22 2.33 83 1.19 3 18
 Request for comments 181 19.15 2505 36.06 6 1192
 Schedule reminders 45 4.76 236 3.40 2 12
Discussions unrelated to release management
 Events coordination 27 2.86 44 0.63 1 120
 Expertise seeking 25 2.65 184 2.65 3 70
 Knowledge seeking 151 15.98 764 11.00 3 971
 Out of scope 37 3.92 317 4.56 2 26
Total 945 100.00 6947 100.00