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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Fwd:Invitation: Apply to be a Mentoring Organization for GCI
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2011 07:43:36 GMT
All this is good, but meaningless unless someone has the time to
follow through. I'm going to leave it one more day. If there is no ASF level
follow through I will notify PMCs that they should apply directly.

Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Oct 19, 2011 6:28 AM, "siddharth srivastava" <akssps011@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
>
> Some of suggestions are as follows:
>
> >
> > One part of the application is a link to our tasks page.  One thing that
> > has confused me about this program is how tasks should be sized.  How
> many
> > hours would we expect a task to take?
>
>
> As far as I know the tasks are categorized as per the level of difficulty
> (easy, medium and hard). Certain points are associated with each level of
> difficulty.
> Each task also has a pre-fixed amount of time to complete the task which is
> decided by the mentor for the task.
> Student do not necessarily work on the tasks only for one organization.
> They
> are free to switch between the organizations as soon as they complete the
> task.
>
>
> >  Do we have an old list from when we participated in GCI to get an idea?
> > Also what kind of infrastructure do we want for our task list, just Jira
> > labels or something else?
> >
>
> Not very sure of the intricacies of Jira infrastructure or policies from
> our
> side, but gci-2011 for the tasks would be good to manage the tasks on
> Apache's side.
> On google's side, melange provides an interface to manage the completed
> tasks on there end as well. discussion between students and mentor usually
> happens there but as we already have a established infrastructure like Jira
> so encouraging the prospective students to use it would be a good bet. :)
> If I remember correctly, google requires the students to upload the
> patch/documentation or anything produced for the task on melange as well
> with each completed task.
>
> >
> > It seems before we submit our application we should get the list of tasks
> > started and  have a primary  admin volunteer.  I wish I could admin but
> am
> > too time constrained right now.     I could work on adding some tasks for
> > Derby once I understand the sizing.
> >
>
> Yes, this year google requires the organization to have a good number of
> tasks before applying (I am not sure but probably on a wiki page)
> It would be good to have a list of probably roles and responsibility that
> an
> admin needs to perform.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Kathey
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Regards
> Siddharth Srivastava
>

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