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Questions about Monero development or development processes

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How many different developers have made contributions to Monero source code?

How many different developers have made commits to Monero source code? How does this level of developer contribution compare to other cryptocurrencies of a similar marketcap?
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Why are hard forks planned every 6 months?

As more code is written and the Monero technology advances (perhaps the pace of development will slow), will the need for biannual hard forks remain? Is there a particular purpose behind this?
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Following coding progress between dev meetings

Monero biweekly development meeting summaries and logs and are published by hellomonero. How can a non developer without the desire to compile from source or idle in IRC stay up to date with recent ...
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Any approximate date we will have Monero wallet with graphical user interface? [closed]

What is the approximate date we will have a Monero wallet with graphical user interface?
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What is the proper Freenode IRC channel for my needs?

There are so many monero related IRC channels. Which one should I use for which topic?
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With Monero firmware loaded on a Trezor, how does one create private spend keys from the BIP 39 seed words supplied during a Trezor's configuration?

I’ve experimented with Monero’s V0313 experimental firmware that is installed on a traditionally hierarchical deterministic Trezor hardware device, which is also immune to key loggers and the CSRF ...
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Failure when using XMR Stak CPU Miner on Linux

I recently set up XMR-Stak-CPU Miner on my Linux system, and, as listed as a common occurrence in the README (located here), the program failed with the "MEMORY ALLOC FAILED: mmap failed" exit code. I ...
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Is the 'pseudoOuts' of 'rctSig' the commitment on input amounts for simple RCT

It seems that the genRctSimple function will make a different input commitment for each input amount (line 675-683 in file src/rct/rctSigs.cpp). And summation of these input commitments = output ...
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Steps to Fork Monero

I am a newbie to Monero development. I am trying to understand what steps I would need to take to to Fork Monero, make some changes to number of coins etc and create a wallet. Can anyone outline the ...
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