Is there interest in participating in Google Code-in this year?
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.
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
*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.
> Org applications are open, but unless I hear a swell of enthusiasm
> here, I'm inclined to not apply.
> Valorie, for Student Programs admin team
Kevin Funk | kfunk at kde.org | http://kfunk.org
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