Re: [Soc-coordination] Google Summer of Code 2009: is not dunc tank
On 10/04/09 at 18:05 +0200, Obey Arthur Liu wrote:
> Lucas Nussbaum a écrit :
> > That's right. But DDs are free to apply to other projects, as are
> > contributors to other projects free to apply to Debian.
> DDs are free to go where they want, but I wouldn't be happy with a rule,
> written or unsaid, that banned DDs outright from Debian.
> We have a Gnome board member in the shortlist. Did you notice it ? :)
I don't have a problem with people from project X being students in GSOC
for project Y (with X != Y), even if I would prefer that true newcomers
were preferred. It's an interesting way to promote collaboration between
> > What could be considered fair is, if DDs are involved as students in
> > GSOC, to give the money to Debian instead of giving it to the students
> > (one way or another ; it doesn't need to be a direct Google -> SPI
> > transfer). The money could then benefit the project as a whole (through
> > Debconf sponsorship, for example). And it's already the case for
> > mentors: they are not paid, but the $500 (I think) are given to the
> > project (or to Debconf, I think it depends on the mentor).
> That's a novel idea. It's worth discussing, but it's way too late at
> this point for this year.
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