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From "Ulrich Stärk" <...@spielviel.de>
Subject RE: Apache Software Foundation accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2012
Date Sun, 18 Mar 2012 12:01:14 GMT
Am So, 18.03.2012, 12:01 schrieb Sally Khudairi:
> Thanks, Uli.
> Perhaps this is best presented as a blog post, from which we can
> publicize/tweet, etc.

+1

> Do you --or any of the ComDev folks-- have Roller editing access for
> blogs.apache.org?

I don't, I don't know about other ComDev members.

> Has anything been sent to announce@apache.org in the
> past?

Not that I know. Ross, Noirin, any of the other past GSoC admins?

> If not, that's OK, I can help with getting the word out, but suggest you
> consider doing so for easy status updates, etc.
> Chat soon!
> -Sally
> [from the mobile; pls pardon spacing/spelling errors]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ulrich Stärk
> Sent:  18/03/2012, 3:39  AM
> To: Sally Khudairi
> Cc: press@apache.org; dev@community.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Apache Software Foundation accepted as a mentoring
> organization for Google Summer of Code 2012
>
>
> Hey Sally,
>
> A prompt note saying that we've been accepted and that this is a great
> opportunity for us with
> pointers to our ideas list and dev@community for further questions would
> be nice.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Uli
>
> On 18.03.2012 00:50, Sally Khudairi wrote:
>> Thanks, Uli. That's great news!
>>
>> I'll definitely run anything formal by you, as well as a heads-up that
>> I'll be sending any tweets
>> out, for example the GSoC application dates, as I'll point to the
>> relevant Apache resources.
>>
>> For this week, is there anything that you need from us? Anything urgent?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Sally
>>
>>     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>     *From:* Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>
>>     *To:* press@apache.org
>>     *Cc:* dev@community.apache.org
>>     *Sent:* Saturday, 17 March 2012, 18:21
>>     *Subject:* Apache Software Foundation accepted as a mentoring
>> organization for Google Summer
>>     of Code 2012
>>
>>     Hey Sally & Co.,
>>
>>     this year we won't forget to provide you with some infos on our GSoC
>> endeavours. Yesterday, we
>>     have
>>     been accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code
>> 2012 [1],[2]. This means that
>>     over the summer, our committers will mentor students that are
>> sponsored by Google and will be
>>     working on our projects. The program helps us not only to get some
>> code written but also to
>>     introduce students into open source development and hopefully
>> recruit some new long-term
>>     committers.
>>     More information on the program is available at [3]. Students are
>> now encouraged to discuss ideas
>>     with the respective projects and begin drafting proposals. An
>> extensive list of already existing
>>     project ideas is available at [4]. The actual application phase is
>> from 03/26 until 04/06, Coding
>>     will take place from 05/21 to 08/20. See [5] for the detailed
>> timeline.
>>
>>     Can you please run any press release past us
>> (dev@community.apache.org
>>     <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>) before publishing?
>>
>>     Thanks,
>>
>>     Uli
>>
>>     [1] http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2012
>>     [2] http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2012/apache
>>     [3]
>> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs
>>     [4] http://s.apache.org/gsoc2012tasks
>>     [5] http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2012
>>
>>
>
>



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