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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc16] Boost rejected as GSoC 2016 org
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-03-01 14:07:24

On 1 Mar 2016 at 12:13, Andreas Schäfer wrote:

> IIRC last year Mozilla and the Linux Foundation were rejected. There's
> really nothing jaw dropping or outrageous about it.

It is deeply disappointing for those students and mentors affected.
It is highly disruptive to the pipeline we are running, and is not a
case of simply pressing Pause on GSoC for a year. Many if not most of
our students are postgrads, and next year they will no longer be
eligible for GSoC.

> For a small org two slots can make a huge difference, for larger orgs
> not being accepted will generally not endanger the project itself.
> Google is simply trying to put the money where it has the biggest
> impact. I think that's a good thing.

Please take your trolling elsewhere. Nobody here appreciates it.


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