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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: GSoC mentee evaluation: Original ideas
Date Thu, 15 Apr 2010 22:40:39 GMT
On 15/04/2010 23:00, Rahul Akolkar wrote:
> Suggestion for next year, so I think dev@community is appropriate.
> Perhaps some folks on code-awards@ may have input, so CC'ed that list.
> I think those mentees that suggest original ideas for GSoC projects
> and manage to get committers interested in mentoring those original
> project ideas should be recognized with a separate evaluation question
> in the mentee ranking process. While question two currently includes
> "original input" it can be interpreted in various ways (original
> project idea, original proposed solution etc.).
> I am suggesting the following for next year and beyond:
>   * Is the project definition and idea originally the mentee's, the
> mentor's or a collaborative effort? (0-2 points, 2 if mentee's idea, 1
> if collaborative, 0 if mentor's)
> Thereby, coming up with an idea and garnering mentor interest becomes
> a dimension in the mentee that gets rewarded (as it should be, IMO).

+1 - if there are no objections we'll add this after the current 
selection process has completed, ready for next year.


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