Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> writes:
> Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
>>> The short undiplomatic version of that is that our mentors suck (I'm
>>> not pointing fingers, but that's what I infer from failing projects).
>> Hold on a second. I'm not remembering such a grim outcome with 100%
>> failure from prior summers of code as you're describing. Before I
>> start beating myself up, I guess I'd like a little more information
>> --- is there some specific project or statistic that you're thinking
>> of that brings you to that conclusion?
> In retrospect, I might have been unnecessarily harsh there.
> One of the main measures of a mentor's success, in my opinion, is
> having his student stick around after the Summer of Code: the mentor
> is the student's primary link to the community. There have been 4~5
> students every year, times 6 years (is that how long we've been
> participating?). How many of those students have felt part of the
In defense of Thomas, whose project was mentioned earlier as a prime
example of something that is "too big":
He's in fact still working on the index-API angle, as part of a thesis
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