[Gsoc] bad news on the Zope Foundation slot count

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Thu Apr 10 10:32:41 EDT 2008

Hi there,

On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 4:27 PM, Aroldo Souza-Leite <asouzaleite at gmx.de> wrote:
>  in my opinion, we should stick to the number 10, do our best in the ranking period to be proud of 10
> applications, and make this point clear to Google. The reason for this is very simple: we were 100%
> successful last year, and this year the ZF mentor team is **able** to mentor 10 Gsoc projects. Just take a
> look at the length of our mentor list and their qualifications. We can afford to assign a mentor and a
> co-mentor to each of the 10 applications and guarantee that all projects will be successful except for
> forcemajeure. In comparison to most of the other mentoring organizations, to be in a position to say this is
> sheer luxury.

+1 on sticking with this. We'll see whether we end up with more slots.
I didn't mean to make everybody depressed, I was just rather surprised
the increased effort, at least so far, is having no effect, and I want
to prepare us for the worst.



More information about the Gsoc mailing list