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From Suresh Marru <>
Subject Re: Sign up for GSoC ASF Mentors
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2012 02:58:25 GMT
On Mar 18, 2012, at 7:28 AM, Svante Schubert wrote:

> Hello Suresh,
> Have you sufficent rights and knowledge to update
> I am puzzled how to subscribe to
> The usual "subscribe" as subject returns an error.

Hi Svante,

Did you get a confirmation email asking you to reply in response to your email to

> In addition private/committers/MailAlias.txt seems to be out of date, see
and a few words how to "You should also register your '''GSoC Link Id to committers/GSoCLinkId.txt'''
in above guide 
> would be helpful, I am not yet within
> though I would prefer to handle everything by the single site configuration, ie.
> Thanks in advance,
> Svante

I think thats a INFRA suggestion for future. But for now, you will have to checkout the folder and add your email and link_id and commit
back GsocLinkId.txt.

Hope that helps,

> On 17.03.2012 17:12, Suresh Marru wrote:
>> Apologies to every one who are receiving multiple copies of this email.
>> You are receiving this email because your project has added ideas to GSoC 2012 [1].
 Just a friendly reminder that if you are mentoring a GSoC project and if you haven't already
done so, you will need to subscribe to This is the mailing list for
receiving all gsoc coordination email. 
>> Subscriptions to code-awards will only be accepted from addresses known to belong
to ASF committers, so please use your address to subscribe if possible, or at
least an address that can be matched to your address via the ASF's private/committers/info
or private/committers/MailAlias.txt data.
>> Suresh
>> [1] - 
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Suresh Marru <>
>>> Subject: Sign up for GSoC ASF Mentors
>>> Date: March 17, 2012 11:28:54 AM EDT
>>> To:
>>> If you are planning to mentor a student for this year's Google Summer of Code
for a ASF project, please follow the following steps:
>>> 1) Sign-in/Register and obtain your Melange link_id from GSOC website [1].  If
you have previously registered you can find your link_id under "My Profile". If this is your
first time,  you will have to first register and link your google account and obtain a link_id.
>>> 2) As a mandatory pre-requisite make sure your Apache ID and Melange link_id
are mapped in [2] 
>>> 3) Go back to Melange website and sign up for ASF mentor, the direct link for
the same is [3]
>>> You are encouraged to promote your idea, but please don't do anything else yet
on the Melange website, especially don't rate applications when they start to coming in. We
will inform you when to do that.
>>> On-Behalf of gsoc-admins,
>>> Suresh
>>> [1] -
>>> [2]
>>> [3]

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