Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] Proposal reviewing
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-12 08:43:06
On 2011-04-12 08:31, Andrew Sutton wrote:
>> Should I be commenting and assigning a score to ALL proposals, adding a
>> comment "none?". In many cases I don't have an informed view, or others
>> have said it all already. And doing this will increase the torrent of
>> emails, under which I am already floundering!
> I would only recommend reviewing proposals that you're interested in
> reviewing. You might end up ranking a proposal that another mentor has
> asked a student to clarify or improve. That might give it a lower
> score than it ultimately deserves. Think of it as a very slow race
I agree. Also, I find the "scoring with '1' really is '-5'" a little
confusing, and thus right now I'm treating score >=1 as below threshold.
> You should be able to turn off email updates on your Profile page. It
> took me a while to figure that out too.
>> I'm not convinced that a scoring system will prove necessary at all?
> I'm not either :) It changes from year to year...
Google really manages to keep the GSoC UI a mess, doesn't it.
-- ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...
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