On Tuesday, 13 February 2018 at 01:20:57 UTC, Jakub Łabaj wrote:
Seems like we didn't make it this year :(
Is there any feedback from Google when they don't accept an
Do you think that maybe they don't perceive D as a viable
option or just the projects could have been defined better?
Well, Google traditionally has a bias for projects or tools that
they internally use (e.g. gRPC or Python).
According to them they also try to prefer projects which have
never been a GSoC organization and if you browse the list there
are quite a few "no-names" in there.
In the end its a very subjective decision and imho the
application was a lot stronger than in 2016.
Anyhow, I'm really sorry that we didn't get accepted this year.
Sometimes one just has bad luck :/
To give the bad news positives ones too: I'm currently
investigating to extend the Research Scholarships  the D
Language Foundation offers to students of the UPB to all students.
Nothing official yet, but there could be a DLang Winter of Code
if everything works out ;-)