DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2012-03
Re: GSOC project
Replying to both John and Justin,
On 21/03/12 14:10, Justin Sherrill wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:22 AM, John Marino <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> It is debatable if the last two projects should be on the GSOC page. For
>> one, they've been in place for years. More importantly, profmakx has been
>> working on the USB stack project already. I thought he had made significant
>> progress and thus this project should have been removed.
I don't think that just because a project has been in place for several
years it is any less valuable/worse/etc than new projects.
> The primary goal of Summer of Code is to get a student learning as
> part of a group. If a project's already started by a nonstudent, it's
> fine to work on; it will still benefit the student even if different
> code gets committed.
> In any case, you can edit the page to remove or modify or add projects
> as you see fit.
Actually I think removing projects isn't a great idea unless there is
some consensus. However, feel free to add more projects.