[Ipss] bounties

Anand Balachandran Pillai abpillai at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 09:28:02 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>wrote:

> hi,
> The AGM resolved to spend some of the surplus funds we have on bounties
> for student projects. I suggest announcing 4 bounties of 25K each. We
> need guidelines for the above and I would request Anand B to take the
> lead for this. Some issues:
> how do we define a student? Looking at GSOC, their definition is a bit
> too broad. I know a guy in his late thirties who was enrolled for his
> Phd who took one of the scholarships. I would suggest that we restrict
> it to undergraduates doing a full time course.
> do we restrict the bounties to student projects - or to any contribution
> to open source by the student (goes without saying that in either case
> the contribution has to be to or in python)
> do we insist that the contribution be in a public repository from the
> word go - or do we allow a last minute dump of all the code in the
> repository. In the second case, it is impossible to keep track of who
> wrote the code and of the process of development.

Probably PSF has some guidelines on this already. We should
try to match it as closely as possible. Maye there are some licensing
aspects also such as PSF license etc. David goodger can clarify
some of this.

 I will also do some research and get back to you. Give me a couple
of days.

> thoughts?
> --
> regards
> Kenneth Gonsalves
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