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Re: GSOC Project ideas

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:37:22 +0200

In any case: let's not special-case people because they came to us via GSOC.

IOW: whatever policy we decide on should apply equally to GSOC-sponsored
and other contributors.

Stefan Sperling wrote on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 10:20:49 +0100:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 04:24:46PM -0400, Mark Phippard wrote:
> > Working on trunk is no panacea that guarantees a student is going to
> > get quality review. I do not even see where it would make sense for a
> > student to be on trunk (depending on the task). The real issue is
> > that we probably do not have anyone able to devote the time to be a
> > mentor this year and so maybe we should just not participate?
>
> I would mentor one student.
>
> I prefer students to submit a couple of patches before they get
> commit access. Whether it makes sense to work on trunk or a branch
> depends on the task, I suppose. No way to decide yet.
> I would tend to prefer having students work on trunk, though.
> They get to have more interaction with the community that way
> (e.g. by breaking the build :)
Received on 2011-03-19 16:42:54 CET

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