Re: to Moray: encourage teams to take interns
On 2013-03-11 22:14, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
We can try to second-guess Google's motivations for excluding
documentation to determine if it also applies to packaging, or we can
just ask, which I have done:
OK, but you've again ignored the substantive points in my reply in
favour of this specific issue.
To be clear:
I mentioned in passing that GSoC doesn't even seem to cover packaging,
but it absolutely definitely does not cover a large proportion of Debian
activities. For example, documentation would be a perfectly valid
activity for a Debian internship, as would be, for example, any
coordination activity. I also mentioned previously that in some cases
they could be used to let people learn from "shadowing" activity,
whereas the GSoC model is about the student working on a project and
presenting the code at the end.
And GSoC absolutely definitely only covers a rather narrow segment of
I am not trying to criticise GSoC or say it's flawed, just to explain
why we might indeed want something more than only GSoC.