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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: How was GSoC for you, and your students?
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:28:25 GMT
Guess this will help: http://community.apache.org/mentoring/experiences.html

On 22 August 2012 11:13, Lewis John Mcgibbney <lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ross,
>
> Do you have the link please I don't see it in your mail.
>
> Thanks
>
> Lewis
>
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Ross Gardler
> <rgardler@opendirective.com> 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 http://opendirective.com
>
>
>
> --
> Lewis



-- 
Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
Programme Leader (Open Development)
OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

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