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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject GSoC admins (was Re: Google Summer of Code 2010 is On......)
Date Fri, 05 Feb 2010 12:27:50 GMT
Admin: Noirin
Co-Admins: Ross and Luciano

That sounds good to me.

Noirin, the first thing you will need to do is register the ASF as a 
participating organisation. This process starts in March, so nothing to 
do just yet.


On 31/01/2010 21:03, Ross Gardler wrote:
> On 31/01/2010 17:03, Noirin Shirley wrote:
>> Thanks for the summary! I'm happy to be the admin, since I'm not
>> expecting ;-) Or to co-admin if someone else wants the job.
> Excellent. Thanks Noirin. If Luciano is not up for leading this time
> around then we'll be very happy to have you. If he is willing then I'd
> suggest you are a co-admin along with myself so that you can learn the
> ropes (not that it's hard work now we have the new fangled webapp).
> Whatever happens, I will be a co-admin.
> Ross
>> (Full disclosure: I haven't been much involved in the ASF side of GSoC
>> in the past, but I've worked on documentation for the webapp, and done
>> mentoring, as part of my 20% time at work. I'm employed by Google, but
>> this isn't part of my official "day job" stuff there :-) )
>> Noirin
>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 12:59 AM, Ross Gardler<>
>> wrote:
>>> Congrats right back at you.
>>> There are a few main pockets of activity:
>>> - ramp up (applying to the program, internal publicity, collecting
>>> documentation, answering mentor questions) - about 2 weeks of activity
>>> - evaluation of proposals (the process is well defined now, takes
>>> about 4
>>> weeks of 4-8 hours per week, with a couple of frantic IRC sessions at
>>> the
>>> end of the period)
>>> - mid term reviews - ensuring all mentors have reviews in (not too
>>> hard now
>>> as the new webapp sends out mails, just a couple of hours a week for two
>>> weeks)
>>> - full term reviews - as for mid terms
>>> - wrap up (ensuring the ASF bill for it, possibly attending the mentor
>>> summit in Mountain View, thanking people etc.) just a few hours + the
>>> optional summit
>>> Ongoing there is the occasional issue with a mentor or student to
>>> deal with.
>>> In a bad year this can be a few hours a week, in a good year a few hours
>>> over the whole GSoC period.

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