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Re: Slots for GNU, multiply-accepted students

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Slots for GNU, multiply-accepted students
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 00:50:34 +0200
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On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 10:28:11AM -0700, Micah Cowan wrote:

> For once, GNU has received all the slots we asked for to meet the
> number of proposals we wished to accept, right off the bat (students,
> please don't ask if this means you).
> If any mentors have a proposal that they wish to accept but which is
> currently marked "Pending rejectance", please tell me now, so I can
> deal with it ASAP (I don't believe this is the case, though).

We (the Hurd) actually might have... But haven't ultimately decided yet.
Will make sure to let you know off-list some time before the
deduplication meeting.

Also relevant in this context is the question, whether we (the GNU
umbrella) actually want all these slots?... After looking through the
list of all positively scored applications, there are at least two
currently "pending acceptance" that IMHO shouldn't get in (for various

Google was very generous to us this year -- we shouldn't abuse that,
giving slots to questionable projects just because we can...


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