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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Manish <mailtomanish.sharma@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs org-mode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: POLL: the 40 variables project
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 11:36:58 +0100
Message-ID: <33B71D45-EFBF-4ED3-91BF-7F921F90E336@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e7cdbe30902011255y680747e8vb8731a775a73dc73@mail.gmail.com>

Hi everyone,

I want to do more with these results, but for now I have put Manish'  
analysis
and the raw data table on the web at

http://orgmode.org/worg/org-customization-survey.php

- Carsten

On Feb 1, 2009, at 9:55 PM, Manish wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 2:46 PM, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>>
> [snip: table formula help (22 lines)]
>>> Anyhow, I will try and add additional results to the data if we  
>>> get more
>>> responses (so far 2.)
>>
>> And please use the default values to clean out "configurations" to  
>> the
>> default.
>
> Hello Carsten/List,
>
> Here are the final set of results after three days of polling.
>
>
> 1. Total respondents                      : 36
>
> 2. No. of customizations reported        : 887 (minus faces)
>
> 3. Avg. no. of customizations/respondent : 24.6
>
> 4. No. of unique variables customized    : 260 (give or take a few to
>                                            account for faces etc.)
>
> 5. Percentge of variables customized     : ~ 69% (when total 377)
>
> 6. Percentage of variables customized by
>   at least more than one person         : ~ 36% (135/377)
>
>
> Following table lists those variables (total 78) that have been
> customized to non-default values by at least three users (threshold
> decided to limit the size of the table.)
>
> |---------------------------------------+-----------------------|
> |                                       | No. of times reported |
> | Variable                              | *not* same as default |
> |---------------------------------------+-----------------------|
> | org-log-done                          |                    22 |
> | org-todo-keywords                     |                    22 |
> | org-agenda-files                      |                    21 |
> | org-agenda-start-on-weekday           |                    19 |
> | org-hide-leading-stars                |                    19 |
> | org-remember-templates                |                    19 |
> | org-agenda-skip-scheduled-if-done     |                    18 |
> | org-agenda-include-diary              |                    17 |
> | org-agenda-skip-deadline-if-done      |                    16 |
> | org-use-fast-todo-selection           |                    16 |
> | org-agenda-custom-commands            |                    15 |
> | org-default-notes-file                |                    15 |
> | org-special-ctrl-a/e                  |                    14 |
> | org-agenda-sorting-strategy           |                    13 |
> | org-fast-tag-selection-single-key     |                    12 |
> | auto-mode-alist                       |                    11 |
> | org-agenda-window-setup               |                    11 |
> | org-stuck-projects                    |                    11 |
> | org-mode-hook                         |                    10 |
> | org-refile-targets                    |                    10 |
> | org-completion-use-ido                |                     9 |
> | org-directory                         |                     9 |
> | org-return-follows-link               |                     9 |
> | org-blank-before-new-entry            |                     8 |
> | org-columns-default-format            |                     8 |
> | org-enforce-todo-dependencies         |                     8 |
> | org-tag-alist                         |                     8 |
> | org-reverse-note-order                |                     7 |
> | org-drawers                           |                     7 |
> | org-export-with-LaTeX-fragments       |                     7 |
> | org-publish-project-alist             |                     7 |
> | org-special-ctrl-k                    |                     7 |
> | org-tags-column                       |                     7 |
> | org-export-html-style                 |                     6 |
> | org-agenda-todo-ignore-scheduled      |                     6 |
> | org-modules                           |                     6 |
> | org-refile-use-outline-path           |                     6 |
> | org-deadline-warning-days             |                     5 |
> | org-startup-folded                    |                     5 |
> | org-agenda-todo-ignore-with-date      |                     5 |
> | org-archive-location                  |                     5 |
> | org-clock-persist                     |                     5 |
> | org-export-latex-classes              |                     5 |
> | org-global-properties                 |                     5 |
> | org-id-method                         |                     5 |
> | org-odd-levels-only                   |                     5 |
> | org-agenda-ndays                      |                     4 |
> | org-agenda-restore-windows-after-quit |                     4 |
> | org-agenda-skip-timestamp-if-done     |                     4 |
> | org-agenda-tags-column                |                     4 |
> | org-agenda-time-grid                  |                     4 |
> | org-agenda-todo-ignore-deadlines      |                     4 |
> | org-archive-save-context-info         |                     4 |
> | org-clock-in-resume                   |                     4 |
> | org-clock-in-switch-to-state          |                     4 |
> | org-default-priority                  |                     4 |
> | org-link-abbrev-alist                 |                     4 |
> | org-lowest-priority                   |                     4 |
> | org-remember-insinuate                |                     4 |
> | org-time-stamp-rounding-minutes       |                     4 |
> | org-todo-keyword-faces                |                     4 |
> | org-todo-state-tags-triggers          |                     4 |
> | org-goto-interface                    |                     3 |
> | org-use-tag-inheritance               |                     3 |
> | org-agenda-exporter-settings          |                     3 |
> | org-agenda-prefix-format              |                     3 |
> | org-agenda-skip-unavailable-files     |                     3 |
> | org-clock-history-length              |                     3 |
> | org-clock-out-remove-zero-time-clocks |                     3 |
> | org-combined-agenda-icalendar-file    |                     3 |
> | org-email-link-description-format     |                     3 |
> | org-export-mark-todo-in-toc           |                     3 |
> | org-fontify-done-headline             |                     3 |
> | org-icalendar-store-UID               |                     3 |
> | org-link-frame-setup                  |                     3 |
> | org-remember-default-headline         |                     3 |
> | org-time-stamp-custom-formats         |                     3 |
> | org-use-fast-tag-selection            |                     3 |
> |---------------------------------------+-----------------------|
>
> Finally, the top tweaker ranking has changed. :)
>
> |-----+-----------------------+------------------|
> |     | *Respondent*          | *Customizations* |
> |-----+-----------------------+------------------|
> |  1. | Rainer Stengele       |               66 |
> |  2. | Fredrich Fredrichs    |               64 |
> |  3. | Bernt Hansen          |               60 |
> |  4. | Sebastian Rose        |               52 |
> |  5. | Matthew Lundin        |               52 |
> |  6. | James TD Smith        |               47 |
> |  7. | Carsten Domink        |               44 |
> |  8. | John Wiegley          |               39 |
> |  9. | Ulf Stegeman          |               38 |
> | 10. | Austin Frank          |               38 |
> | 11. | Manuel Hermengildo    |               32 |
> | 12. | Chris Leyon           |               29 |
> | 13. | Ross Patterson        |               26 |
> | 14. | Paul Mead             |               26 |
> | 15. | Dan Griswold          |               26 |
> | 16. | Stephan Schmitt       |               25 |
> | 17. | William Henney        |               24 |
> | 18. | Peter Jones           |               21 |
> | 19. | Martin Stemplinger    |               20 |
> | 20. | Michael Ekstrand      |               20 |
> | 21. | Eric Schulte          |               16 |
> | 22. | Cameron Horsburgh     |               15 |
> | 23. | Christian Egli        |               14 |
> | 24. | Eric S. Fraga         |               13 |
> | 25. | Tassilo Horn          |               11 |
> | 26. | Steven Harris         |               11 |
> | 27. | Oliver Charles        |               10 |
> | 28. | Giovani Ridolfi       |                9 |
> | 29. | Hsui-Kheurn Tang      |                8 |
> | 30. | Dan Davison           |                8 |
> | 31. | Scott Randby          |                6 |
> | 32. | Sivaraman Neelakantan |                6 |
> | 33. | Don Womick            |                4 |
> | 34. | Mikael Fornius        |                3 |
> | 35. | Shaun Johnson         |                2 |
> | 36. | Scot Becker           |                2 |
> |-----+-----------------------+------------------|
>
>
> I am attaching the latest raw data in case anyone wants to play with
> it to extract some more nuggets of insights or see what non-default
> values were used etc.
>
> Dan, thank you for the R code snippets.  I could use some of it and
> rest frustrated me (due to my miniscule R knowledge.. so far.)  So I
> did some of it in Excel.
>
> Finally, thanks to everyone who responded (conspicuously missing were
> Charles Cave, Russell Adams, Adam Spiers, Bastien, Leo, Eddward
> DeVilla... .)  It has been an awesome thread so far, a gold mine of
> ideas and (for me) a chance to peek into the ways of working of people
> way more prodcutive than I.
>
> Thank you all
> -- 
> Manish
>
> PS: Carsten has already started another thread to discuss changing the
> defaults.
> <variable-popcon.org>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-02-02 10:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 70+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-29  8:49 Carsten Dominik
2009-01-29 11:13 ` Friedrich Delgado Friedrichs
2009-01-29 13:02   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-29 13:40     ` Dan Griswold
2009-01-29 11:46 ` Womick, Don
2009-01-29 11:59 ` Tassilo Horn
2009-01-29 13:37   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-29 13:30 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-01-29 13:46 ` Chris Leyon
2009-01-29 14:10 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-01-29 14:49 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-01-29 14:55 ` srandby
2009-01-29 16:01 ` Eric S Fraga
2009-01-29 16:40 ` Dan Davison
2009-01-29 16:40 ` Michael Ekstrand
2009-01-29 17:24 ` Sivaram Neelakantan
2009-01-29 17:56 ` Manish
2009-01-29 21:02   ` Dan Davison
2009-01-29 23:07   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30  7:46     ` Manish
2009-01-30  8:18       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30  8:29         ` Manish
2009-01-30  8:38           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30  8:52             ` Manish
2009-01-30  9:16               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30 10:35                 ` Scot Becker
     [not found]                 ` <e7cdbe30902011255y680747e8vb8731a775a73dc73@mail.gmail.com>
2009-02-01 22:15                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-02 10:36                   ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
     [not found]       ` <87ljstx71e.fsf@gollum.intra.norang.ca>
2009-01-30 13:50         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-30 15:27       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-29 18:02 ` William Henney
2009-01-29 19:07 ` Peter Jones
2009-01-29 19:44 ` Hsiu-Khuern Tang
2009-01-29 22:06 ` Steven E. Harris
2009-01-29 22:43 ` Oliver Charles
2009-01-30  3:32 ` Ross Patterson
2009-01-30 12:13   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-30  3:44 ` Dennis Groves
2009-01-30  4:12   ` Manish
2009-01-30  4:46 ` Austin Frank
2009-01-30  8:17 ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-01-30 12:26   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-01-30  8:26 ` Cameron Horsburgh
2009-01-30  8:43 ` R: " Giovanni Ridolfi
2009-01-30  9:21   ` Manish
2009-01-30 11:09 ` Shaun Johnson
2009-01-30 12:08 ` Rainer Stengele
2009-01-30 12:48 ` Mikael Fornius
2009-01-30 15:56 ` William Henney
2009-01-30 16:12 ` Christian Egli
2009-01-30 16:34 ` Manuel Hermenegildo
2009-02-01  0:34   ` Samuel Wales
2009-01-30 16:36 ` Eric Schulte
2009-01-31 13:06 ` Martin Stemplinger
2009-02-01 15:18 ` James TD Smith
2009-02-04 15:29 ` Charles Sebold
2009-02-05 14:55   ` Manish
2009-02-04 21:28 ` Mike Newman
2014-01-17 20:55 ` [Orgmode] " Manish
2014-01-19 15:54   ` Bastien
2014-01-20  2:18     ` M
2014-01-20 11:17       ` Bastien
2014-01-20 11:38         ` Rainer M Krug
2014-01-20 11:47           ` Bastien
2014-01-20 17:07           ` Eric S Fraga
2014-01-20  7:05     ` henry atting
2014-01-20 11:16       ` Bastien
2014-04-30 15:29   ` Sungmin
2014-04-30 15:50     ` Eric S Fraga
     [not found] <20090130091800.B54F32868C@mailhost.cs.tu-berlin.de>
2009-01-30 11:33 ` Stephan Schmitt

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