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Re: [opensuse-project] openSUSE @ Google Summer of Code 2007
  • From: Christoph Thiel <cthiel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 11:34:59 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070316103459.GD26556@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 10:15:32AM +0000, Francis Giannaros wrote:
> On Saturday 10 March 2007 17:10:32 Christoph Thiel wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > [sorry for cross-posting.]
> >
> > We just submitted our Google Summer of Code application for being a
> > mentoring org in this years program. Therefore we are now looking for your
> > project proposals and ideas, that could be turned into potential Summer of
> > Code projects.
>
> For any of those who don't know, openSUSE was rejected as a SoC project
> this year. It's the only major distribution to not have been accepted this
> year, and I find it both very curious and a little ridiculous. Of course
> my suspicions, like most others' out there, is that this is because of the
> MS-Novell deal.

AFAIK ~ 2/3 of the applying organizations were rejected :( We are talking to
Google to figure out the details.


Best,
Christoph
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Christoph Thiel, Tech. Project Management, Research & Development
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG N├╝rnberg)
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