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Re: one more slot

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: one more slot
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 13:38:05 -0700
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Dave Hall wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 15:35 -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
>> Sam advises me that the clisp proposal had little chance of success, so
>> I've downgraded that.  (Thanks Sam.)
>> So now we have one more slot to allocate, and one lucky project will
>> (barring Google overrides) get two slots.  Looking at the list, it seems
>> the contenders are wget, grub, phpgroupware, and gnowsys.  Could those
>> mentors (and any others I missed) write a bit about their
>> second-favorite project, chances of success, past history (if any) with
>> the student, etc.?
> I have reviewed the proposals which phpgw is "competing" with for a
> second slot.  In terms of what will serve the largest possible user
> base, I think GRUB deserves the slot.  I don't know if this makes it any
> easier for Karl, but I fully support GRUB getting the spare slot if they
> are confident that their student will complete their project.

Another possibility would be to give the slot back, since we weren't
expecting it would lead to extras. We could surely use it, but OTOH it
might be a worthwhile "investment", in that it could result in future
favorable treatment. :)

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Micah J. Cowan
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and GNU Wget Project Maintainer.
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