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Reality Crashes Google Hippie Code Fest

Mar 29, 2008, 12:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Manchester)

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"You've almost got to feel sorry for Google. It tries to do something cool with its annual Summer of Code program, but some sourpusses just have to spoil the idyllic 60's vibe.

"Google this month announced the 174 project organizations it is supporting in the 2008 GSOC.

"Inevitably, there were omissions and some disgruntled project organizers. Concerns, though, are also emerging among successful applicants that Google's love-in is causing confusion and producing poor-quality code..."

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