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Tue Mar 18 11:05:03 CET 2008
2008/3/18, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org>:
> Am Mon, 17 Mar 2008 16:55:08 -0700
> schrieb "Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at cornell.edu>:
> > Hey guys,
> > As some of you probably already noticed, we did not get accepted as a
> > mentoring org for GSoC this year. Ah well. I'll see about asking
> > why we didn't get accepted.
> Yeah, crap. I just took a look at the ideas page of the accepted
> organizations. Most of the ideas were more concrete and described in
> detail. Maybe that's it.
> In case you can find out anything, I'd be glad to hear about it.
Well most of the ideas are better described, but a lot of them are
still one-liners. And the following line in in the gsoc faq suggest a
detailed idea page is not critical for being accepted:
[...] we've heard from past mentoring organization participants that
some of their best student projects are those that greatly expanded on
a proposed idea or were blue-sky proposals not mentioned on the Ideas
list at all.
Anyway, Thanks Brian for putting time in this. Hopefully some
interested people still pick up some of the ideas.
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