[Soc-coordination] Debian as a GSoC umbrella org?

Sylvestre Ledru sylvestre at debian.org
Tue Feb 15 14:35:33 UTC 2011

Le mardi 15 février 2011 à 15:19 +0100, Steffen Möller a écrit :
> On 02/15/2011 02:49 PM, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 02:30:17PM +0100, Obey Arthur Liu wrote:
> > Why can't we just allow proposals from blends to flow in together with
> > non-blends one? If they are good proposals, I don't doubt they will have
> > chances to compete side by side with other proposals, on the basis of
> > their merits.
> My answer is that those projects are too different to have them
> compared directly.
I don't believe we should judge only on the subject but also in the
quality of the student's proposal itself.
Being a bit involved in Debian Science, I'll be very happy to see
science-related project in the Gsoc and I believe that they should
be dealt with the same importance as others.

> Stefano, Arthur, if either of you vetos the idea to have a separate
> organisation with  GSoC bearing the name "Debian", then this of course
> won't happen and I do not feel any bad about it (who could I).
We could also ask for more slots to increase the chance to have
science-related projects selected.


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