How much work is onboarding?

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Authors: Maëlle Salmon, Noam Ross

This blog post is the second of a 3-post series about a data-driven overview of rOpenSci onboarding.

Our onboarding process, that ensures that packages contributed by the community undergo a transparent, constructive, non adversarial and open review process, involves a lot of work from many actors: authors, reviewers and editors; but how much work? Managing the effort involved in the peer-review process is a major part of ensuring its sustainability and quality. In this post, we’ll take a look at the effort put in by participants in the review process, and also learn something about exploring GitHub data along the way.

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