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From Ulrich Stärk <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2012 upcoming
Date Sun, 04 Mar 2012 17:04:26 GMT
Since there hasn't been any progress since a week I took the freedom to sent this announcement
to
our PMCs. This was necessary since we need an extensive list of tasks BEFORE we apply as an
org -
the deadline for which is in 5 days btw.

Uli

On 04.03.2012 18:01, Ulrich Stärk wrote:
> Hello PMCs,
> 
> Google Summer of Code is the ideal opportunity for you to attract new
> contributors to your projects.
> 
> If you want to participate with your project you NOW need to
> 
> - understand what it means to be a mentor [1]
> - propose your project ideas. Just label your issues with gsoc2012 in JIRA and
>   they will show up at [2]. See also [1].
> - subscribe to code-awards@apache.org (restricted to potential mentors, meant to be used
>   as a private list - general discussions on the public
>   dev@community.apache.org list as much as possible please)
> 
> The ASF will apply as a participating organization with GSoC, your project
> doesn't need to do that. See [3] for more information. Note that the ASF isn't
> accepted yet, nevertheless you *really* should start recording your ideas now.
> 
> Last year we had 38 students completing GSoC successfully, some of which are
> now active contributors to the projects they worked on. Let's make this a
> success again this year!
> 
> On behalf of the GSoC 2012 admins,
> 
> Uli
> 
> [1] http://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
> [2] http://s.apache.org/gsoc2012tasks
> [3] http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
> 

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