Google Summer of Code

Matt Mackall mpm at
Mon Mar 10 13:14:54 CDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-06 at 23:14 +0100, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> Matt Mackall wrote:
> > We keep missing the deadline, when is it?
> March 12.
> > And yes, please take the admin crap job.
> Alright, then.
> First of all, does someone want to be backup admin crap person?  And are 
> there any people who can be mentors? I wouldn't mind, myself. I also 
> need your Google Account email address (doesn't need to be GMail, I think).
> Second of all, they request answers to these questions. I could just 
> come up with some answers myself, but if any of you have ideas...
> What is your plan for dealing with disappearing students?

Plausible deniability? Not sure what's wanted here.

> What is your plan for dealing with disappearing mentors?

I think we've got enough competent and enthusiast devs to go around.

> Also, did Mercurial ever apply/participate for/in a GSoC?

I think we tried the first year but missed the deadline.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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