[lsb-discuss] Google Summer of Code 2012: 14 good applications but only 12 slots

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 07:57:32 UTC 2012


We have solved the problem for now.

If we do not get extra slots and have no student dropping out because he 
takes an offer at another org, we take out (9) and (10). They were 
considered optional by Alexey.

So we are all set for now.

    Till

On 04/17/2012 10:52 PM, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> Hi,
>
> for now I have marked the following applications as accepted (not a
> ranking):
>
> 1. libjtapi by Daniel Dressler
> 2. PDF manipulation tools, with special focus on printing needs by
> Tobias Hoffmann
> 3. OpenPrinting web site: Enhancements for printer and driver
> administration, in depth security review by Jannes Jeising
> 4. Update LSB OLVER Core Test Suite by Roman Zybin
> 5. Add Dynamic Tests to the Linux Application Checker by Flid
> 6. Redesign LSB Navigator to be more independent from particular DBMS
> by Elena Egorova
> 7. Implement a Lightweight Data Race Detector for Linux Kernel Modules
> on x86 by Nikita Komarov
> 8. Formalization of Correct Usage of Kernel Core API by Denis
> 9. Advanced Source Code Instrumentation for the Linux Driver
> Verification Project by Evgeny Novikov
> 10. Formalization of Correct Usage of Kernel Core API by Misha
> 11. writable snapshot support for ext4 snapshot
> by Yongqiang Yang
> 12. Compat-vga for the Linux kernel by Ozan Çağlayan
> 13. KMSCON: A DRM based terminal emulator by David Herrmann
> 14. Implement device profiles for Btrfs filesystem by Ilya Dryomov
>
> We have only 12 slots (if we do not get additional ones from orgs who
> return slots) and therefore we have to reject two of these applications.
> So I want to ask you to find an agreement on whom not to take.
>
> Note that it is possible that a students have submitted more than one
> application and their other application(s) got also accepted. In this
> case the students we are deselecting now can drop back in. So let us
> deselect the students with the lowest priority for us but do not tell it
> to the students because the final decision is only made after duplicate
> resolution.
>
> Some remarks:
>
> As I did all the work of organizing the GSoC for the Linux Foundation
> (and I am payed 100% by Canonical now) I would like to keep the three
> slots which I have occupied for OpenPrinting (1-3).
>
> 8 and 10 are two applications for the same project idea. Perhaps here
> one student should be selected instead of dividing up the project
> between the two.
>
> Till
>



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