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Re: Bits from /me: Difficulties in Deep Learning Framework Packaging


On 4/16/19 10:07 PM, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 02:29:54PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
>> ...
>> As far as I understand your summary it would be even
>> "burning" a student if we would throw theses packaging task on a
>> student in a GSoC / outreachy project (I'm aware that we are usually
>> not supporting packaging tasks in these projects but it could be an
>> exception in case my suspicion would be wrong).
>> ...
> How many percent of the paid GSoC and Outreachy student workers
> continue unpaid afterwards and become a DM or DD?
> My impression is that GSoC does not have a high quota,
> and Outreachy is a complete failure.[1]

Should the success of (Debians paricipation in) GSoC and Outreachy
really be measured on the participants becoming DM or DD afterwards?
I think its also a win if a student decides to join some upstream
project or contributes to another distribution or even just knows about
Debian and uses it for further work.