If you always wanted to know, what was going on at the Blender development commits, now you can!
A really cool script now listens to the commit logs! Here is a description of the system by Nathan Letwory:
We have now a script listening to the commit logs. It'll parse the logs and
update http://cia.vc/stats/project/Blender, and send messages to selected
channels on IRC. Currently #blender and ##blender-commits can be joined for
So if you really can't without the stats and knowledge that the developers work
diligently on our beloved Blender, join the channels and browse the stats
Just to finish the article, they also have an RSS feed.