Re: Google Code-In 2012?

On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 09:11 +0200, Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi,
> On 10/22/2012 11:40 PM, Andre Klapper wrote:
> > Assuming that not everybody reads this mailing list I've written a
> > public call:
> >
> >
> > If nobody volunteers to become organizer, GNOME will not take part.
> In my experience this kind of public call for volunteers, combined with 
> a threat, is not an effective strategy.

It's not a threat. It's a statement of fact. If you care about GCI,
you need to step up. It's not Andre's job to chase everybody down.
He's already done more than he had to.

> How about if the board (or the mentors) got together, and put together a 
> short-list of 3 or 4 potential organizers, and ask them individually? It 
> would be a disaster (and rather ridiculous) if GNOME did not take part.

I don't think it would be that disastrous. Why do we have to take
part? I'm among the people who think the program is a total waste
of time and effort. There's nothing ridiculous about not wasting


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