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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Marco Ortu conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work.

Giuseppe Destefanis conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work.

Steve Counsell contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, performed the computation work.

Stephen Swift contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Michele Marchesi contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Roberto Tonelli contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

We used a dataset extracted from the 2014 public dump of the GHTorrent database.

Funding

The research presented in this paper was partly funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) of the UK under grant ref: EP/M024083/1. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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