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From Nóirín Plunkett <noi...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2012 upcoming
Date Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:03:22 GMT
Thanks Uli!

I've sent in the application now. It seems to be possible to update it
until the deadline, but I've based it largely on previous years' (incl
updates to the mentor selection), so unless there are any major
changes, I think it will be ok.

Thanks!

Noirin

On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Ulrich Stärk <uli@apache.org> wrote:
> 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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