(Note: This message is updated periodically with new info.)
The FLOSSmole project provides data about:
(a) all projects on Sourceforge
(b) all developers on Sourceforge
(c) all projects on Sourceforge AND who is developing for them, their roles, whether they are an administrator, etc.
(d) all Sourceforge projects and their programming languages, operating systems, user interfaces, end user audience, registration dates, etc (new: donations!)
(e) Edit, Oct-2005: much of the above, but for Freshmeat, also
(f) Edit, Jul-2006: also, Rubyforge
(g) Edit, Jul-2006: also, Objectweb
(h) Edit, Jan-2007: also, Free Software Foundation directory
(i) Edit, Feb-2007: also, SourceKibitzer donates data
We have done runs on Sourceforge starting in early 2004 and we have received donated Sourceforge data for December 2004 from Dawid Weiss in Poland.
We began also scraping Freshmeat, Rubyforge, and Objectweb, and we receive data from SourceKibitzer. Get the complete list of data sources here
. (This is a list of each of our scrapes and the date and it's "datasource" ID.) The abbreviations for the forges are RF (Rubyforge), SF (Sourceforge), FM (Freshmeat), OW (Objectweb), FSF (Free Software Fndn Directory), SK (SourceKibitzer).