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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Admins we need an announcement to PMCs (Re: [GSOC] Please review Application)
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2011 10:46:12 GMT
Hi there,

I'm in a meeting marathon till this evening so I don't have time. I will try
to co-ordinate with co-admins to get this done ASAP.

Thanks again,
Norman

2011/3/8 Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org>

> Admins,
>
> It is critical that we get an announcement out now. People in projects are
> starting to prepare (Hama thinking they have to apply independently, ANT
> wanting to record issues in our tracker).
>
> We need to both a) encourage people to prepare and b) make sure they are
> doing it right.
>
> My previous announcement mails are in the archives (I'm pretty sure I've
> always sent them, but not certain, last year it may have been Noirin).
>
> We also need to update the instructions for putting issues in JIRA [1] so
> that people can do it right. Note that it is important that they format the
> subject correctly so they can create project specific lists of issues for
> publicising to their community.
>
> We also need to update [2] with working examples of the filters, I just
> removed the broken ones.
>
> Ross
>
> [1]
> http://community.apache.org/use-the-comdev-issue-tracker-for-gsoc-tasks.html
> [2] http://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
>
>
> On 08/03/2011 06:47, Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:
>
>> Hello Kathey, Norman, Ross and others
>>
>> I have entered a new issue COMDEV-60 :
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Antoine
>>
>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMDEV-60
>>
>> On 3/7/11 12:24 PM, Kathey Marsden wrote:
>>
>>> On 3/7/2011 2:18 AM, Norman Maurer wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Does your organization have an application template you would like to
>>>> see
>>>> students use? If so, please provide it now. Please note that it is a
>>>> very
>>>> good idea to ask students to provide you with their contact
>>>> information as
>>>> part of your template. Their contact details will not be shared with you
>>>> automatically via the GSoC 2011 site.
>>>>
>>>>  I think in the past we have had a general template that had things
>>> like name, contact information, abstract, detail timeline, and also
>>> asked how much time the student would be committing during the summer
>>> and what other commitments they had.  I think it is good to have a
>>> free format but provide a template to make sure that such important
>>> information is included.
>>>
>>> http://s.apache.org/gsoc2011tasks
>>>
>>> For the project ideas page, we only have three so far which might make
>>> us look a bit week. Perhaps send a clear message to this list and also
>>> code-awards to clarify  how they are to be marked.  There may be some
>>> confusion there.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Kathey
>>>
>>>
>>
>
> --
> rgardler@apache.org
> @rgardler
>

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