Google "Summer of Code"
dank at kegel.com
Fri Jun 3 11:37:02 CDT 2005
Brian Vincent wrote:
> On 5/31/05, *Daniel Kegel* <dank at kegel.com <mailto:dank at kegel.com>> wrote:
> Google is offering students summer stipends to contribute
> to open source projects!
> As part of the Summer of Code, Google will be giving each project $500
> for each proposal that gets accepted.
> Right now the Wine Party Fund is doing ok. What do you guys think about
> contributing $250 of the $500 back to the developer as an extra
I don't think that's allowed. Here's what Chris DiBona replied
to a similar question:
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No. This is not right. Every student gets 4500$, not 5k. If KDE
doesn't want the $500 stipend they can either not take part in the
Summer of Code program, not accept the money, or donate it, themselves
to another organizations.
If in fact I learn of a sideways payment to a student, KDE and the
Student will not be allowed to take part and their students will be
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The $500 is meant to compensate the mentor for his/her
time. It's not always easy shepherding a newbie through the
process of getting code developed and submitted.
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