[kde-community] Should we allow non-KDE projects to participate in GSoC under KDE?

Martin Graesslin mgraesslin at kde.org
Mon Feb 8 10:44:05 UTC 2016


On Monday, February 8, 2016 2:37:26 AM CET Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> As part of the Student Programs admin team, to me it is pretty clear:
> we should act as the umbrella for friendly teams who pull their own
> weight, whether or not they intend to become KDE projects officially
> in the near future. By saying NO we effectively tell them we don't
> want to work with them.
> 
> We work with students whether or not they plan to become KDE community
> members for life. We've had mentors who were not part of the KDE
> community but rather experts in the needed field. I hope we decide to
> do the same for orgs who want to do GSoC with us.

+1

question: how do we decide what is a "friendly team" ;-) I mean what are the 
criteria whether we let a project join or not. Everybody welcome would be a 
sufficient answer to that.

Cheers
Martin
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