On 28-May-09, at 9:35 PM, Senthil Kumaran firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 06:02:57PM -0600, Brian de Alwis wrote:
With Python having recently chosen to switch to Mercurial, I hoped that any developers who've used a DVCS (and who are over 18 years old) might like to participate in our survey and share your
Just curious. Why is this age restriction? You might miss out few key developers...
It's a restriction required to obtain approval from our research ethics board -- people under 18 are considered to be minors in Canada and thus require the consent of their guardian to participate. Trying to obtain such permission for an anonymous survey is a bit difficult! Although we could work around this guardian-consent issue in theory, doing so would require jumping through several additional hoops in the ethics process and would take significantly more time.