Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: GSoC projects: Relocatable plugins or buflib in core
RE: GSoC projects: Relocatable plugins or buflib in core
From: Mike Giacomelli <giac2000_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 08:52:48 -0700
> > But I'm also wondering if I should even apply for Rockbox as I can imagine
Not everyone can afford to spend 40 hours a week coding for free all summer, and even if they can it may not be the best move for their future career. I don't think its fair to characterize being in GSOC as doing it for the money. For some people the choice is likely to be between working another job or internship and spending free time coding, or working full time on coding. Not to mention in terms of a resume, spending the summer on a google internship looks worlds better then spending the summer at home, even if you do the same work in either case. I'd hate to have someone forced to decide between working on what they want to with us, and working on what will likely get them a job when they graduate.
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