Sentiment Analysis of Open Source Software Community Mailing List: A Preliminary Analysis

Title: Sentiment Analysis of Open Source Software Community Mailing List: A Preliminary Analysis

Authors: Jumoke Abass Alesinloye (National University of Ireland, Galway), Eoin Groarke (National University of Ireland, Galway), Jaganath Babu (National University of Ireland, Galway), Subathra Srinivasan (National University of Ireland, Galway), Greg Curran (Intel Shannon), Denis Dennehy (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Abstract: Open source software has become increasingly popular with companies looking to create business value through collaboration with distributed communities of organizations and software developers who rely on mailing lists to review code and share their feedback. This preliminary study reports on the sentiment analysis of the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK.org) mailing list to identify and interpret patterns of sentiment during a release-cycle in 2018.

Download: This contribution is part of the OpenSym 2019 proceedings and is available as a PDF file.

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