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From Noirin Shirley <>
Subject Re: GSoC applications
Date Mon, 08 Mar 2010 08:37:17 GMT
Applications don't open until tonight my time, but in case anyone
wants to help out, here are the questions I'll have to answer, from
the GSoC FAQ :-)

A lot of these seem familiar - I gather the webapp no longer provides
access to last year's answers, but if anyone happened to keep notes on
how we answered these questions last year, I'd be delighted to get a
copy. I'll try to keep notes on this year's answers anyway :-)


Describe your organization.
Why is your organization applying to participate in GSoC 2010? What do
you hope to gain by participating?
Did your organization participate in past GSoCs? If so, please
summarize your involvement and the successes and challenges of your
If your organization has not previously participated in GSoC, have you
applied in the past? If so, for what year(s)?
What license(s) does your project use?
What is the URL for your ideas page?
What is the main development mailing list for your organization?
What is the main IRC channel for your organization?
Does your organization have an application template you would like to
see students use? If so, please provide it now.
Who will be your backup organization administrator?
What criteria did you use to select these individuals as mentors?
Please be as specific as possible.
What is your plan for dealing with disappearing students?
What is your plan for dealing with disappearing mentors?
What steps will you take to encourage students to interact with your
project's community before, during and after the program?
What will you do to ensure that your accepted students stick with the
project after GSoC concludes?

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