[Haskell] Summer of Code questions

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Thu Mar 8 18:39:02 EST 2007

Hello again,

first, thank you, Malcolm, for your answers.

Further questions are below.

Am Freitag, 9. März 2007 00:11 schrieb Malcolm Wallace:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch <g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org> writes:
> > First, what organization is Haskell.org?
> That would be us, right here.  Anyone who is interested enough in
> Haskell to be involved in mailing lists, IRC, distributing library code
> and tools, whatever.
> > Is this a real organization, i.e., a legal entity?
> No.  (Unlike e.g. the Apache Foundation.)

Doesn’t this create problems in conjunction with the Summer of Code or is 
Google tolerant regarding the legal status of participating organizations?

> […]

> > What are the obligations of a mentor?
>  (a) To carefully read and vote on quite a lot of student proposals.
>  (b) If chosen to mentor a funded project, to guide the student throughout
>      the project time, primarily by email (and/or IRC).  Also to write
>      two reports on progress (mid-term and final), that directly
>      determine whether the student gets paid.

Hmm, I might be able to do (b) but doing (a) seems to demand more time than I 
could spend.  Is there any possibility to only do (b) for a concrete project 
I have in mind?

> […]

Best wishes,

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