On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 8:04 PM, Arseny Sher <sher-...@ispras.ru> wrote:

> > While I admire your fearlessness, I think the chances of you being
> > able to bring a project of this type to a successful conclusion are
> > remote.  Here is what I said about this topic previously:
> >
> > http://postgr.es/m/CA+Tgmoa=kzHJ+TwxyQ+vKu21nk3prkRjSdbhjubN7qvc8UKuG
> g...@mail.gmail.com
> Well, as I said, I don't pretend that I will support full functionality:
> >> instead, we should decide which part of this work (if any) is
> >> going to be done in the course of GSoC. Probably, all TPC-H queries
> >> with and without index support is a good initial target, but this
> >> needs to be discussed.
> I think that successfull completion of this project should be a clear
> and justified answer to the question "Is this idea is good enough to
> work on merging it into the master?", not the production-ready patches
> themselves. Nevertheless, of course project success criterion must be
> reasonably formalized -- e.g. implement nodes X with features Y, etc.

How many GSoC slots and possible students we have ?

Should we reject this interesting project, which based on several years of
research work of academician group in the institute ? May be better help
him to reformulate the scope of project and let him work ? I don't know
exactly if the results of GSoC project should be committed , but as a
research project it's certainly would be useful for the community.

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