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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: Student Community ?
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2012 14:44:35 GMT
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012, at 08:35 AM, Rajesh Battala wrote:
> In the next meetup we can think of involving more students by conducting
> a workshop in a college venue.
> We can encourage final year students to take up CS projects and we can
> help them. 

I think this is a great idea, but it's a lot of mentoring time. A LOT. 

Assume that any task you're mentoring is going to take twice as long as
doing it yourself. 

Not discouraging - just want to make sure we are speaking realistically. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Radhika Puthiyetath [mailto:radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com] 
> Sent: Monday, November 12, 2012 8:03 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Student Community ?
> 
> Hello Community leaders,
> 
> I have not seen much discussion around developing a student community for
> Apache CloudStack. I could also be wrong.
> 
> Where are we standing in terms of student contributions?
> 
> If we have not yet think about it, let's  put some effort towards
> encouraging student participation in the community activities.
> 
> Could we start with inviting students to code CloudStack- an Apache
> CloudStack Summer of Code ?
> 
> Probably, let's plan having our Apache CloudStack Meetups in colleges and
> education institutions, that way we can help them build interest in
> CloudStack.
> 
> Looking forward to your suggestions
> -Radhika
> 
> 
> 


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