[haiku] Re: Haiku accepted in Google Summer of Code 2009!

  • From: PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 21:32:51 +0100

> This puts students from European schools (at least EU schools - it may not
> apply to other European countries) in an awkward position. School here is
> from October to June, while Google's program seems to be organized around
> American schedules (September to April or May). I am already in school, and
> I will not be free of that commitment until three weeks into GSoC's coding
> period.
>
> Should students in the EU not even bother applying, then? I notice from the
> summary pages linked earlier that you mentored someone with a Polish name
> two years ago (on the package installer project), and the report seems to
> indicate a favorable result. Was he at an American university? Had he
> enrolled at a European school but not yet started classes? (I mention him
> because Poland is where I'm studying.)

Same for me... i'm in France and I will have courses until about 15 June.
Do we have to wait for the Haiku Code Drive which will start a little
bit later than GSoC ? Will there even be a Code Drive again this year
?

Anyways, i'm still planning my application for GSoC and let's see what
comes out of that...

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