Is there interest in participating in Google Code-in this year?

Kevin Funk kfunk at kde.org
Fri Oct 13 10:05:52 UTC 2017


On Thursday, 12 October 2017 23:15:27 CEST Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> Hello folks, when I've written about GCi before this, I got few to no
> replies. My feeling is that previous enthusiastic mentors are without
> the energy and time to participate this year.

Heya,

I also feel that for KDevelop we'd rather be taking a break this year. The 
last years with GCI have been reaaally exhaustive; managing a bunch of 
students who have looots of questions all day :)

And also, working on KDevelop tasks usually requires a very good understanding 
of Qt/C++ which is sometimes difficult to demand from 14-17 years olds.

And life's getting more busy over here, so I'm afraid we'll have to skip 
participating here.

*If* it's going to happen we'll try to come up with tasks, there's no pressure 
to participate from our side at least.

Sorry,
Kevin

> Org applications are open, but unless I hear a swell of enthusiasm
> here, I'm inclined to not apply.
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> Valorie, for Student Programs admin team


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