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From Ulrich Stärk <>
Subject Re: GSoC Mentor vetting procedure
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:35:59 GMT
Do we have a concensus here? If so we will prepare a mail to pmc@ explaining the process.


On 19.03.2012 10:08, Ross Gardler wrote:
> On 19 March 2012 08:42, Bertrand Delacretaz <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 4:38 AM, Nóirín Pluincéid <> wrote:
>>> ...Mentors should have the backing of the PMC responsible for the project
>>> their student is working on - because we've promised that to Google, and
>>> because we need to know that if the mentor disappears, the PMC will step in....
>> +1, IMO we just need the PMC to say "we are ok with this GSoC project
>> happening with this mentor".
>> Having the mentor CC their PMC list when they inform code-awards of
>> their intention to mentor, and someone from the PMC ack that, is not
>> much work and I think it's sufficient.
> +1
> The tiny bit of extra work for PMCs significantly reduces admin work
> if we have an issue like last year (I not none of the people who
> worked to resolve the issue last year are against this idea ;-)
> PMCs are supposed to provide oversight for their projects not anyone else.
> Ross

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