[Biopython-dev] GSoC Student Applicant

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 3 15:32:08 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Wibowo Arindrarto
<w.arindrarto at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 21:28, Brad Chapman <chapmanb at 50mail.com> wrote:
>> This is exactly my worry. You're proposing working two full time jobs
>> all summer long. Not to denigrate your work ethic, but 80 hour weeks are
>> hard and leave you no time for important things like having a life
>> outside of work. My suggestion would be to see if you can scale back
>> your Master's commitments for the summer if accepted into GSoC. This
>> would definitely improve your proposal since reviewers will worry about
>> the time commitment.
>> Hope this all helps,
>> Brad
> Ah, that's ok, I understand your concern :). I talked with my
> supervisor yesterday regarding this and he understood that I can scale
> back the time spent for my current project if accepted. I've revised
> this detail as well in the proposal.
> Thanks again,
> Bow

Excellent - I'm pleased your supervisor is being supportive. That
should help address this concern :)


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