[IAEP] Google Rise Awards

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 13:50:20 EDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Bastien <bastien.guerry at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi Walter,
> Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> writes:
>> We were part of GSoC for several years, but two years ago, we were
>> told that we didn't have enough projects listed on our GSoC webpage. I
>> don't know the rationale for last year, since they held their debrief
>> at a time I could not attend.
> I'm not sure I understand - Sugar Labs failed to become a GSoC
> Organization in 2011 and 2012, or, as an accepted Org in 2011 and 2012,
> SL failed to have enough interesting projects?

That was the explanation given. I think it was just an excuse. I don't
know the real reason. Could be simply that they didn't see enough
value in Sugar Labs.

> I'm a GSoC mentor for Emacs this year -- quite an experience.

I was a mentor three times. Always a great experience.  But not one I
am destined to repeat, alas.

> --
>  Bastien

Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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