not selected for GSoC or OPFW? read this

Roney Gomes roney477 at
Mon May 27 21:09:56 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Lydia Pintscher <lydia at> wrote:
> Hey,
> If your proposal was not selected for GSoC or the OPFW this year we're
> very sorry. We couldn't select it. If you are interested in feedback
> on your particular proposal please email kde-soc-mentor-owner at
> and we'll try our best to give you feedback. It might take a bit
> though to get back to you.

Well, that's a bit late Lydia. I believe the best time to reach
students and give them some feedback is before we submit our proposals
to final evaluation. The first contact is the most important and
that's when we really need some backup.

> If you are still interested in working with KDE we'll be running
> Season of KDE again this year. In this program we'll match you up with
> a mentor just like in GSoC and when completed successfully you will
> get a certificate and t-shirt. GSoC, OPFW and SoK are very time
> consuming programs and we want to give you the best possible
> experience in these programs. Because of this we have decided to start
> Season of KDE later this year - around the time GSoC mid-term
> evaluations are due to be precise. Until then you can email
> kde-soc-mentor-owner at to indicate your interest. We'll then get
> back to you when we're starting Season of KDE. Until then you're more
> than welcome to work on some junior jobs ( and many
> other things around KDE.
> Again sorry we couldn't accept your proposal this time.
> Cheers
> Lydia
> --
> Lydia Pintscher -
> KDE Community Working Group / KDE e.V. board member
> -
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