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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Fwd: Google Summer of Code 2010 is On......
Date Wed, 27 Jan 2010 01:34:09 GMT
FYI, GSoC 2010 is On...

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From: LH <lhospo@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:09 PM
Subject: Google Summer of Code 2010 is On......
To: Google Summer of Code Discuss
<google-summer-of-code-discuss@googlegroups.com>


Hello everyone,

Many of you were wondering if Google Summer of Code 2010 is on for
2010 and the answer is yes! We will begin accepting application from
would-be mentoring organizations beginning March 8th at approximately
19:00 UTC, with applications closing on March 12th at 23:00 UTC.
Students can apply between 19:00 UTC on March 29th to 19:00 UTC on
April 9th.

We will be updating the program website [0], including the FAQs [1],
over the next few days. Not much is going to change except the
timeline, though there are a few FAQs that will be added. If you have
any questions in the interim please do send them to the list. Please
note that questions about which project you should select, etc., will
likely be responded to with "depends on your skill set," so please
take the time to do some research [2] about which project is right for
you.

While mentoring organizations for 2010 will be announced until March
18th, a great number of the projects that have participated in the
past [3] will return once again in 2010. Of course, that's not a
guarantee and we cannot accept every great project that applies. But
if you want to get a jump start on your participation in GSoC 2010,
considering lurking in the IRC channel of a past participating project
and seeing what useful things you can learn about their code base and
community. Check out project forums to see if it's a place you'd like
to spend your time.

I'll be sending a follow up message in a few minutes about what to
expect in the next few days/weeks and how you can help Google Summer
of Code 2010.

Google Summer of Code 2010 is on! Celebrate!

[0] - http://socghop.appspot.com

[1] - http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2009/faqs

[2] - http://delicious.com/gsoc2009

[3] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/program/accepted_orgs/google/gsoc2009


Cheers,
LH

--
Leslie Hawthorn
Program Manager - Open Source
Google Inc.

http://code.google.com/opensource/

I blog here:

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com - http://www.hawthornlandings.org

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