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Subject: Re: Summer of Code 2009

Re: Summer of Code 2009

From: Mark Allums <mark_at_allums.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 02:16:09 -0600

Paul Louden wrote:
> Mark Allums wrote:
>>
>> It's not worth the effort to explain.
>>
> Well for everyone else suggesting ideas here: Be prepared to actually
> explain. This is a serious discussion of ideas for GSoC '09 project
> ideas. That means you will be questioned as people attempt to understand
> what your idea is, and why it's worthwhile for Rockbox to want to invest
> one of our project slots in it if a student is interested in it later on.

When brainstorming, the early ideas can be stupid, or wildly
impractical. The purpose for throwing wild ideas in into the ring is
not to be taken seriously, it's for the hope that someone will hear the
bad idea, and it will spark within him (through free association) a good
one. That is my purpose.

No explanation should be necessary about something like that.

Mark Allums
Received on 2009-01-20


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