floss writes, "FLOSS is a study currently under way at the Institute of Infonomics, University of Maastricht and Berlecon Research, Berlin, and includes an automated analysis of source code as well as a survey of developers. This survey is part of a significant study sponsored by the European Commission that includes policy recommendations and will be a source of valuable information for the Free/Open Source community, businesses and policy makers.
This survey intends get developers' own opinions on a range of issues related to Free Software / Open Source. The online questionnaire is specifically intended to provide a mirror to the Free Software / Open Source community. The survey results will be updated and publicly available in real time even during the data collection period. Final results and analysis will also be freely published."
March 3, 2002