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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Forward planning
Date Sun, 04 Jul 2010 09:30:52 GMT
No sorry, it should by

I look forward to working with mahout mentors. 

Sent from my mobile device.

On 4 Jul 2010, at 04:03, Ted Dunning <> wrote:

> Is that URL correctly spelled?  (trasnfer?)
> Mahout has a strong record of welcoming mentorees.  Keep us in mind as you
> go forward.
> On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 5:59 PM, Ross Gardler <> wrote:
>> I've been quite busy recently and as a result my activities here have taken
>> a back sear. However, now that our conference [1] is out of the way I now
>> have some time for ComDev again.
>> The mentor programme is my primary interest for now (not that I think it is
>> more important than the local speakers/mentors app, its just my personal
>> focus). Starting in September I will have anything from 20-200 final year
>> students from across the EU looking for mentors here at the ASF.
>> These students will be part of a second pilot for an EU funded project. We
>> have a number of lecturers and teaching assistants to look after them but we
>> need practical projects and mentors. I'll be working with other foundations
>> as well to ensure we have a good range of projects available.
>> The EU project in question will be running two other pilots, so we've got
>> loads of chances to get this ironed out.
>> In a few moments I will create an issue to track this activity. Naturally I
>> welcome any assistance on getting this going on the ASF side.
>> Ross
>> [1] (thanks to Noirin and Bertrand for their
>> representation there)

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