Google Summer of Code 2012

Althaf althafkbacker at ...9...
Thu Mar 1 13:25:47 CET 2012

On 1 March 2012 14:37, Norman Feske <norman.feske at ...1...> wrote:
> Hello Althaf,
>> Yes. i vouch for it. However, i have i'm still in doubt regarding the
>> quality of the code produce by the students. Well, not undermining
>> them, however, before merging the GSoC code with the master, i highly
>> recommend a quality check or defined a quality standard so they can
>> comply with it.
> don't worry about that too much. All patches that go into mainline have
> to pass the eagle eyes of long-term Genode developers.
> We cannot expect students to produce product-quality code from day one.
> But we can try to bring them on the right track. If I understand
> correctly, this is the actual point of GSoC. Even in the event that we
> won't use the resulting code as is, the outcome of the student's work
> (e.g., in the form of a working prototype, or in the form of the
> realization that a particular approach does not work as expected) would
> be beneficial for both the student and us.

This is an insight i didn't have. yes you are right. More over, well,
this student X might continue to improve the implementation, on later

/althaf k backer/

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