[Sugar-devel] Fwd: Google Summer of Code 2009 is a go!
jameson.quinn at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 11:58:56 EST 2009
Actually she said that not all the same orgs will be returning. Not the same
as saying a smaller number of orgs total. I read it as meaning that there
are ways to fail out, not that they are being any pickier than last year.
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:41 AM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would ask around in #gsoc on FreeNode to see if anyone has heard of
> similar hard limits.
> According to LH's post to the soc mailing list 2 days ago, GSoC will
> support a smaller number of organizations this year, so OLPC and SL
> may be lucky to be accepted.
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Mel Chua <mel at melchua.com> wrote:
> > That depends on what OLPC's GSoC focus is - it may *not* be Sugar at
> > all, in which case the organizational intern allocations should be (and
> > they should be, anyway!) independent of each other.
> > Marcin, do you recall where you heard/saw that rule? Googling for things
> > like "gsoc limit of 2 students" isn't getting me anywhere - I want to
> > have a few moments to read through all the docs and historical paperwork
> > before emailing Leslie (likely tomorrow, as there will be time to catch
> > my breath then).
> > Is anybody here, aside from SJ, a former GSoC coordinator who can chime
> > in / fill in details / help? I am *completely *swamped for the next 24
> > hours wrapping up the "becoming a volunteer again" process.
> > --Mel
> > Jameson Quinn wrote:
> >> OTOH the last year there was a rule that new organizations can get
> >> more than two students in GSOC.
> >> Marcin
> >> This is something on which we should get clarification ASAP. To me, it
> >> would be logical for OLPC to have around 2 slots and Sugarlabs to get
> >> OLPC's (presumably larger) allocation. This is not based on any
> >> judgement of the relative importance or capacities of the two
> >> organizations, just on the fact that the majority of projects will
> >> probably be applicable in the broader sugar context.
> >> Jameson
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