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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Gearing up for GSoC 2010
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2010 21:24:54 GMT
Any thoughts on the below (29 Dec is a bad time to send such thoughts I 

On 29/12/2009 15:59, Ross Gardler wrote:
> We probably ought to think about getting ready to manage GSoC from
> within the comdev project this coming year.
> In the main I think we should follow the process defined over the last 5
> years. Therefore, the first thing we need to do is bring the notes from
> the wiki into our CWiki space (and hence our website).
> The second thing we need to do is agree any modifications to the
> process. Here are my starters:
> - allow admins to apply negative marks in evaluation (this is to help
> them spread the applicants across a reasonable spread of scores and also
> to "correct" mentor evaluations.
> - require all potential mentors to add theirprojects to their normal
> project JIRA, mark them with a comdev predefined tag (or whatever JIRA
> provides for us) and link to them from their FOAF file (exactly how can
> be worked out if we agree on this). This will allow the webapp Nick has
> started to generate a list of projects and will also mean that possible
> projects/mentors are ready for easy reuse outside GSoC.
> I don't think it is a good idea to go messing with the GSoC process too
> much, but if there are other things like this we can do that will make
> it easier to roll out the full mentoring programme after GSoC is
> underway I think it's a good idea - so suggestions welcome.
> Ross

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