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From Rohit Yadav <>
Subject Re: Follow-up: Re: [DISCUSS] Google Summer of Code?
Date Wed, 20 Feb 2013 09:13:08 GMT
Folks can proposed ideas and projects on SoC 2013 page from;

We also need to update content on qualification tasks, participation,
mentoring and getting started.


On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:27 PM, Joe Brockmeier <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013, at 11:20 AM, Rohit Yadav wrote:
>> Hi Joe, can you take this one? I think I've seen Hadoop, Apache and
>> different projects participating differently and ASF as well in the
>> past. Just to inform I may be mentoring another project [1], but
>> anyway would help all.
> Just following up on this:
> We don't need to apply separately to GSoC, the ASF joins as one org -
> then projects within the ASF propose projects.
> Here's what Ross Gardler said when I asked on
> "Yes you wait. We apply as a foundation.
> The sooner your project starts identifying project opportunities and
> discussing it on the lists the sooner potential students can start to
> engage with you. No need to wait for formal acceptance of the org, but
> don't make any promises to anyone.
> There  isn't a restriction on incubator projects, but the evaluation
> criteria tend to make it more difficult for early satage incubator
> projects
> to get students. That said, if there is genuine and healthy community
> support of GSoC there are no real barriers."
> ###
> So - any project opportunities would need to be paired with one or more
> mentors, which really should be developers who will work closely with a
> student as they work on a project. So if any of the folks have projects
> in mind, please feel free to bring them up.
> Best,
> jzb
> --
> Joe Brockmeier
> Twitter: @jzb

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