Piku’s Blog

March 19, 2008

GHOP Prize

Filed under: Programming — Tags: , , , — Mihai @ 7:02 pm

I just got the t-shirt, diploma and two stickers for my participation at the first Google Highly Open Participation contest. The t-shirt is a bit big for me (I thought that american L size is the same as european one, but seems it’s not). On the back it says “I power Open Source”.

I enjoyed participating, it is a very good idea both for open source projects and for high school students to get involved in open source. It is a very good introduction for Summer of Code.

It was the first edition but I hope more will come, I will surely participate next year. There weren’t many projects participating but perhaps next years more projects will be involved and a bigger variety of tasks will be available.

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3 Comments »

  1. No problem with the size, now you have an open source dress:P

    Comment by Kappacelu` — March 21, 2008 @ 8:49 pm

  2. I got an XL from NY and it’s just my size (which is XXXL in Europe) … you should have known that sizes are different (they do usually have a chart on the website from the t-shirt provider with the measurements).

    Comment by Pirahna — April 11, 2008 @ 2:53 pm

  3. They have sent me another one, M size.
    Thank you Google 🙂

    Comment by Piku — April 11, 2008 @ 5:22 pm


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