[squeak-dev] Re: Google Summer of Code 2009
Klaus D. Witzel
klaus.witzel at cobss.com
Fri Feb 20 08:51:22 UTC 2009
On Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:18:23 +0100, Andreas Raab wrote:
> Klaus D. Witzel wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Feb 2009 08:08:17 +0100, Andreas Raab wrote:
>>> Your question may be worthwhile asking, but Aik-Siong Koh is probably
>>> not the person to direct it to. You might want to ask the students who
>>> took the money and didn't deliver.
>> Just for the records, a small piece for the uninformed: every mentor
>> had his say whether or not any of the student delivered or not. AFAIK
>> every student delivered.
> Then I really don't understand what your criticism is aiming at.
Oh. it was about someone (the former admin) and the private/secret hand
> Your comment read like disappointment about the results but in Aik-Siong
> Koh's case I know that not only was the project delivered, it is
> actually being shipped in the current Cobalt builds.
I'm sorry, "results" was brought into the thread by you. I leave it there.
>>> BTW, I find this line of questioning completely irrelevant for the
>>> position we are talking about which is strictly administrative.
>> Not that I believe that, Andreas ;) but you're of course free to
>> object to/any person you [dis-] like ;)
> I am not objecting to any person. I am supporting Aik-Siong Koh. If the
> board decides to support someone else, fine. But I think Aik-Siong Koh
> can fill the job and having more people involved in running the
> community affairs might be a good thing.
Again, nothing against that from me.
>>> Aik-Siong Koh has been a mentor last year, involved in the entire
>>> process and short of actually running the process that is as much
>>> qualification as anyone can ask for.
>> Sure, same for the other mentors.
> Certainly. If we have multiple contenders for the position the board
> should choose.
Board, speak up!
> I have no problem with that. However ... none of this is a reason to
> accuse people that they've been "taking the money and run".
This couldn't have be meant about Aik-Siong Koh, who (how come we know
this all) was *not* in charge in 2007 and 2008.
But now that you write that I checked the emails sent by/exchanged with
Ellen Ko <koe at google.com> two weeks ago, about the mess with payment and
found that you wheren't cc'ed (but the other mentors where). It looks like
none of you co-mentors where cc'ed.
> - Andreas
"If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it".
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