Is the speed at which the community moves a barrier to entry? Is it a barrier to continued participation? Is following or participating in the community a full time job?
Who are the leaders of the community. Obviously Dries, along with whoever happens to be the core maintainer, drives much of the direction, but who else? What motivates the community? What motivates individuals or groups within the community?
Is the community any good? What does the community look like from the outside?