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Re: Available slots

From: Kirill Kononenko
Subject: Re: Available slots
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 10:35:51 +0400

>>>> Note though that this scoring down/unassigning *has* to be done by the
>>>> organisation who gives the student up. The student can't make the
>>>> selection himself. The student can be included in the discussion, but
>>>> ultimately the yielding organisation has to make sure he is no longer
>>>> among the top-ranked proposals, or the conflict won't be resolved. The
>>>> duplicate resolution meeting is the very latest occasion to do this --
>>>> but if the situation is clear beforehand, it should be done earlier.
>>> The above rather sounds like it is up to us to decide whether to keep
>>> the student - whether or not he has indicated preference for another
>>> project. It is true that the action to take in reducing the ranking is
>>> ours, and not the students: however, it has been made quite clear that
>>> the student _must_ (not "should") be consulted, and that if they make a
>>> choice we are expected to comply. If, as Klaus had indicated (off-list),
>>> and also NetBSD has indicated on the mentors list, Matthias-Chris has
>>> opted for NetBSD, it is inappropriate for us to keep him in our top
>>> rankings. We need to hear _now_ if the situation is other than as it has
>>> been represented to be, otherwise he should be immediately ranked below
>>> the top eight.
>> I am sorry but not everyone lives in the American timing zone. So to
>> "hear _now_ is too strong."
> It cannot possibly be too strong. Now means "now". As in, the absolute,
> final resolution meeting takes place in (at this point) a matter of hours.
>> I think the only reason I see to reject
>> Matthias-Christian is:
> Matthias-Christian was not rejected, he explicitly chose to go another
> direction, as I've said more than once already. There really should not
> be further discussion past that: as I pointed out before, the person to
> take it up with is _him_. Until the situation changes (and I submit that
> it's too late at this point to be trying to change this), we _must_
> remove him from our slots (and this has in fact been done).

Okay. No problem with me about Matthias-Christian. I think our group
is not really found to work with Matthias-Christian anyways. I am
personally not found to work with this again anymore. The guy is only
an opportunist who is afraid of doing a real work.  Even if we take
him, he will not work with us later, because he is only doing this for
money and even very little money. I see no sense of our group to
invest our precious time in him.


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