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Subject: Re: [boost] Gsoc 15 application (boost.uBLAS)
From: Mikael Persson (mikael.s.persson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-17 16:22:20

Hi Siddharth,

How come your mailing-list post and code are nearly identical to that of
Dhruv Kohli?

Dhruv originally wrote us this message:

which has the exact same questions, nearly word for word, that you just

And then, your code:

is identical in every meaningful way to Dhruv's code:

You even have the same spelling mistakes! Sure, a few variable names are
different, but do you really think we are that easily fooled? I mean, Dhruv
posted his code only about 1 week ago... it's not hard to connect the two
dots together.

Clearly, there is something fishy going on here. I would recommend that
this should disqualify you from applying to the GSoC program. Plagiarism,
i.e., passing other people's work as your own, is not acceptable, anywhere.
I don't know how you figured you could get away with something as blatant
as this, it's brazen and shameful.


Sven Mikael Persson, M.Sc.(Tech.)
PhD Candidate and Vanier CGS Scholar,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
McGill University,

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