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Anyone can notify about bugs in WordPress using Trac, where also anyone can submit patches to fix them. When someone actually submits a patch which is later on approved by head developers and included in WordPress' core, the changelog contains a tiny credit to them: "props Joti" for example (props meaning something like thanks, yeepee, kudos, or respect).

Do you know the people, or more likely some of the people, who helped in making your blogware and beloved WordPress more reliable, more usable, more bloggable? I thought it would be nice giving some props to these fine WordPress bug fixers, so I went for some digging and made up the WordPress Bug Fixers Heat Map (aka Cloud)

WordPress Bug Fixers Cloud

Method: fetch, parse, cloudify.

Disclaimer: Stats are often meaningless and deceiving. The above cloud is in no way representative of anything, and of submitters' quality above all. Your name may or may not appear. My warm thank you to all of the bug submitters.

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  1. 1
    Photo Matt » Bug Fixers United States »
    pingback on 10/Sep/07 at 1:11 am # :

    [...] WordPress Bug Fixers Heat Map. Neat! « Self Importance Test Comment » [...]

  2. 2
    Viper007Bond United States »
    commented, on 10/Sep/07 at 8:16 am # :

    Woot at my nick size! :D

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    Nazgul Netherlands »
    said, on 10/Sep/07 at 8:43 am # :

    Impressive! (Both the cloud and the size of my nick ;) )

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    Qui se cache derrière le dé... France »
    pingback on 10/Sep/07 at 2:31 pm # :

    [...] a eu la bonne idée de faire un "contributeur cloud" afin de voir qui participe le plus au développement de [...]

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    WordPress バグフィã... United States »
    pingback on 10/Sep/07 at 3:22 pm # :

    [...] Matt » Bug Fixers 経由 WordPress Bug Fixers Heat Map « planetOzh [...]

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    johnbillion United Kingdom »
    thought, on 10/Sep/07 at 6:20 pm # :

    Great visualisation Ozh! It's a close call between Nazgul and mdawaffe.

  7. 7
    Lloyd Budd Canada »
    commented, on 10/Sep/07 at 7:14 pm # :

    Very cool!

    You have a bug somewhere I think because foolswisdom is so small ;-) Smaller for example than Erik Barzeski, who is a fantastic contributer, but I submitting trivial patches to game your system!

    Seriously, though this is good fun. And one lens to apply to see a small slice of hundreds of thousands of people that contribute to WordPress in significant ways!

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    links for 2007-09-10 « Code Test United States »
    pingback on 10/Sep/07 at 8:26 pm # :

    [...] WordPress Bug Fixers Heat Map | planetOzh More of a tag cloud than a heat map, but this is neat. (tags: wordpress) [...]

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    WordPress: It Takes a Village « Lo... United States »
    pingback on 13/Sep/07 at 2:31 am # :

    [...] It Takes a Village Ozh of Planet Ozh has created the WordPress Bug Fixers Heat Map, a tag cloud of the volunteers and staff of Automattic who dedicate so much of their time and [...]

  10. 10
    Jeremy Australia »
    wrote, on 13/Sep/07 at 2:58 am # :

    Sometimes, the devs used different commit messages than "props", like "thanks" or "hat tip". Did you count those?

  11. 11
    Demi Fantasy Korea (South) »
    replied, on 13/Sep/07 at 3:46 am # :

    Thank you very much staffs and volunteers, you all simplified my blogging life with the great WordPress!

  12. 12
    Thank you! » Demi Fantasy United States »
    pingback on 13/Sep/07 at 3:59 am # :

    [...] that each staff and volunteer (only a few of them are being paid) in this list below. Thank you Ozh for the cloud, and no matter how big you are, I also want to say [...]

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    Nazgul » Wordpress bedankjes Netherlands »
    pingback on 10/Nov/07 at 4:19 pm # :

    [...] heeft gebracht hoeveel props iedereen heeft ontvangen en dat heeft weergegeven in een zogenaamde props cloud. Des te groter de tekst, des te meer [...]

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    breaker of stuff, destoryer of things, s... United States »
    pingback on 23/Apr/08 at 1:43 pm # :

    [...] check it out: http://planetozh.com/blog/2007/09/wordpress-bug-fixers-heat-map/ [...]

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    wordpress: WordPress Bug Fixers Heat Map... United States »
    pingback on 15/May/08 at 2:39 pm # :

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