[SoC] Student Slot Allocations

Sunburned Surveyor sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 15:11:26 EDT 2007

15 slots is awesome, and a lot more than I expected!

Do we currently have the mentors we need for all 15 slots?

Frank can let me know if he needs any help with our next step, whatever that


On 4/7/07, Cory Horner <chorner at refractions.net> wrote:
> Wolf Bergenheim wrote:
> > On 07.04.2007 04:40, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> >
> >> It appears we have been allocated 15 student slots for OSGeo, which is
> 2.5
> >> students per project.  Once we have the final rankings in from all
> projects
> >> on Monday (or even if we don't) I will finish up the final rankings.
> >>
> > Wow, that is good news. GRASS #1 and #3 are proposals for the same
> > project. Is there a chance that Google will accept them both? If there
> > is, then I'd be happy to let someone else have slot Grass #3.
> >
> Holy shit...  I wasn't expecting 15!  I just arbitrarily listed the top
> 15 because it was a nice number :D (we should probably list our top 20
> then...)
> I'm not sure who makes the decisions, but I would guess most of us would
> be happy giving 2 slots to each project and a third to GRASS, GDAL, and
> GeoTools.  Those three should make sure they have a forth or even fifth
> lined up in the event that any one of the first 15 students is allocated
> elsewhere or doesn't make it for whatever reason.
> Wolf, If GRASS doesn't want 2 students doing the same work, you should
> choose the projects you want.  Grass is getting its top 3 picks, talk
> with your peers and come to a final decision... in just a few days the
> students will be notified and we'll be locked in.
> Cheers,
> Cory.
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