[Ipss] bounties

Sreekanth S Rameshaiah sree at mahiti.org
Tue Sep 28 14:55:00 CEST 2010


On 28 September 2010 18:05, Vivek Khurana <hiddenharmony at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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)
> >
>
>  Why student only and not open to any contributor ?
>

Our thought was to encourage more and more students to take up Python study
as part of their academics.

- sree



>
> regards
> Vivek
>
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