Re: [ #14921] GNOME Membership Application of Ankit


On Aug 23, 2015 4:02 PM, "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>

Hi Andrea,

While Ankit has done a good job during SoC, I don't think I'm yet
ready to vouch for him. Many SoC students promised to stick around
around their project but not all of them do and since Ankit has had no
GNOME involvement before this summer, I'd advice him to apply again in
6-12 months.

I agree. FWIW Ankit seems really motivated and has offered help with some
GSoC automation scripts outside his SoC. I think he'll stay and get the
membership sooner or later.

Still I think we should establish a policy of maybe waiting a few months
after the GSoC before a student is eligible for Foundation Membership or
so, so people don't feel bad if they're rejected before end of SoC because
there's simply a rule, I.e. something non personal. Just an idea at the


On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Andrea Veri via RT
<membership-applications gnome org> wrote:
Dear Lasse and Zeeshan,

The GNOME Membership Committee is about to process Ankit's
application to become a GNOME Foundation Member and therefore need some
feedback about the applicant and their work on GNOME, both past and

Remember that vouching for a contributor means you really think the
is committed to GNOME and will carry on contributing in the  future,
and that
you trust the applicant and their work. If unsure about vouching or
not, please
let us know why you don't feel comfortable enough in advocating this

For further details about the applicant, feel free to have a look at the
their application at the following link:


The GNOME Foundation Membership Committee

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