Re: Google Summer of Code 2008
> > I would regard
> > GSoC as a reasonable means to stress the tasks we would really
> > like to have done and encourage people to tackle them.
> I consider that the main goal of GSOC is a social one: let new people
> learn about free software projects. If we start to depend on Google
> funding our developers through GSOC to get some important things done,
> that probably raises some very interesting questions.
Yes, I completely agree with this.
Yet my solution is not to restrict the applicants, but rather to
demand to follow their own applications, otherwise failing them.