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From Lewis John Mcgibbney <>
Subject Re: How was GSoC for you, and your students?
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:13:51 GMT
Hi Ross,

Do you have the link please I don't see it in your mail.



On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Ross Gardler
<> wrote:
> In the past we've done a really poor job of highlighting the successes
> of GSoC for the ASF and for the students. One reason for this is that
> it takes quite a bit of work to collate all the information and admins
> are most busy during the periods when mentors are reaching out (during
> proposal phase) and wrapping up (during evaluation phase).
> It would be great if mentors, and their students, could help us out by
> recording any useful information about successes (and failures if it
> can be constructive) on the page at [1] (all committed should have
> write access via the CMS).
> What we are looking for is things like:
>   * blog posts
>   * updates on students engagement beyond GSoC
>   * identification of ASF success stories (e.g. students that have
> become key to the ASF as a whole)
>   * the benefits of GSoC + TAC support
>   * statistics that paint a picture
>   * anything else
> Note, this page is not currently prominently linked as it is quite
> sparse right now (it is linked from the upcoming board reprot though).
> It is only semi-private so keep the information factual and
> constructive.
> Ross
> --
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective


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