[tor-dev] The Tor project as a GSoC voucher for Whonix?
atagar at torproject.org
Tue Feb 5 20:55:06 UTC 2019
Thanks teor! Quite side note: it would be helpful if such questions
are broached earlier in the process. Google has been calling for org
applications for several weeks now. Asking roughly a day before the
deadline creates last minute confusion and reduces the chances of an
On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 8:06 AM teor <teor at riseup.net> wrote:
> Dear Whonix Community,
> On February 5, 2019 2:20:18 PM UTC, iry <iry at riseup.net> wrote:
> >> Dear Whonix Community,
> >> On February 4, 2019 11:52:44 PM UTC, iry <iry at riseup.net> wrote:
> >> Dear Tor Developers,
> >> Whonix is applying to be a Google Summer of Code organization this
> >> year. I am writing on behalf of Whonix to ask if the Tor project
> >> could be a voucher for Whonix. Specifically, in the application
> >> form, it asks:
> >>>>> If you are a new organization to GSoC, is there a Google
> >>>>> employee or previously participating organization who will
> >>>>> vouch for you? If so, please enter their name, contact email,
> >>>>> and relationship to your organization.
> >> Whonix community would be really appreciated if Tor can be our
> >> voucher this year. And please feel free to contact me to provide
> >> the information described above anytime before the deadline
> >> (February 6, 2019 at 20:00 UTC).
> >> Thank you very much!
> >> Cheers, iry
> >> I have forwarded your request to the Tor Core Contributors.
> >> Some of us were at a hackfest and FOSDEM last week. A few are still
> >> working or travelling. So I am not sure how many of us will check
> >> our emails in the next 36 hours.
> >> I hope we will have a response for you around 24 hours from now.
> >Thank you so much for your help, teor!
> >We really appreciate it!
> Tor won't be able to vouch for Whonix for GSoC 2019. I understand that you are on a tight deadline, so I wanted to let you know as soon as possible.
> I have received a range of responses from Tor Core Contributors over the past few hours. A number of people raised concerns about the Whonix community's culture, and whether it would be a good experience for students.
> I hope that we can give a more detailed and helpful response later. But it may take us some time, because we are still working through our internal community processes.
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