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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSoC 2013 - A better interface for students to select projects
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:04:41 GMT
On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 5:31 PM, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...I would like to make things a little more simple for the students to
>> find the project that best match their skiils or the areas of their
>> interest. The idea is to crawl our jira issues and add some more
>> metadata to the jira based on foap project details, and then present a
>> UI where students can have more choices to filter project ideas, like
>> by language (e.g. c or java ) , by area (e.g. cloud), etc...
>
> Sounds good, but beyond that we shouldn't hold the student's hands too
> much IMO - we want those who are not ready to do their homework to
> fail early ;-)
>
> -Bertrand

I agree, but I think we can also use this tool more generic, where
people that is trying to get started with open source (via GSoC or
not) to find interesting ideas where they can contribute.

-- 
Luciano Resende
http://people.apache.org/~lresende
http://twitter.com/lresende1975
http://lresende.blogspot.com/

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