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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: FW: [GSoC Mentors Announce] Google Summer of Code 2013
Date Mon, 25 Mar 2013 23:24:16 GMT
Done - but as I noted in the original mail you can only really rely on me
if the world caves in for you. But if it does I'll help hold the roof up.
You know my email address ;-)

Ross


On 24 March 2013 23:18, Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de> wrote:

> Ross, I'll draft you as our backup admin then ;). Can you please register
> at [1] and confirm that
> rgardler is also your melange link_id (username)? Melange won't let me
> submit our application
> without naming a backup admin.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Uli
>
> [1]
> https://google-melange.appspot.com/gsoc/profile/org_admin/google/gsoc2013
>
> On 15.02.2013 14:01, Ross Gardler wrote:
> > Thanks for stepping up Ulrich
> >
> > I intend to mentor this year so don't want to Admin. However, as always I
> > will be around should things get out of control.
> >
> > +1 to having an Admin + a mentor at the summit. I'd suggest making the
> > requirement to be active in representing communicating the benefits of
> the
> > programme to the ASF. Pre-announce this to mentors. Don't put too many
> > restrictions on what we will consider valuable but perhaps suggest things
> > like blogging, data collection etc. When it comes to deciding I suspect
> the
> > ComDev PMC make nominations and then either have a private vote or draw
> > names out of a hat.
> >
> > I don't think we should make mentoring more than one student a criteria.
> > Personally I'd rather see a single well mentored student than two
> > adequately mentored ones.
> >
> > Ross
> >
> > Ross
> >
> >
> > On 15 February 2013 09:24, Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de> wrote:
> >
> >> Chris,
> >>
> >> thanks for the heads up.
> >>
> >> Folks, I'd like us to get started with this ASAP. The application period
> >> hasn't started yet but we
> >> need to get the word out to our projects and have them collect ideas.
> >>
> >> I've got some cycles and would volunteer as the org admin again. Any
> >> others?
> >>
> >> Also I think we should look at our procedures and discuss if anything
> >> needs to be improved. One
> >> thing is the "who goes to the mentor summit" discussion we had last
> year.
> >> Historically these were
> >> the org admins. I was there last year as one of the org admins but I
> would
> >> have liked it if there
> >> was one of the mentors as well because I missed some insights into the
> >> actual mentoring. I'm
> >> therefore proposing that this year we send at least one mentor. We'll
> have
> >> to establish criteria for
> >> chosing a mentor to send but I could think of tying this to additional
> >> effort put into the program
> >> such as mentoring more than one student or creating publicity with blog
> >> posts about the projects
> >> they are mentoring.
> >>
> >> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> Uli
> >>
> >> On 11.02.2013 21:22, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote:
> >>> Guys FYI.
> >>>
> >>> From: Carol Smith <carols@google.com<mailto:carols@google.com>>
> >>> Reply-To: "gsoc-mentors-announce+owners@googlegroups.com<mailto:
> >> gsoc-mentors-announce+owners@googlegroups.com>" <
> >> gsoc-mentors-announce+owners@googlegroups.com<mailto:
> >> gsoc-mentors-announce+owners@googlegroups.com>>
> >>> Date: Monday, February 11, 2013 11:02 AM
> >>> To: "gsoc-mentors-announce@googlegroups.com<mailto:
> >> gsoc-mentors-announce@googlegroups.com>" <
> >> gsoc-mentors-announce@googlegroups.com<mailto:
> >> gsoc-mentors-announce@googlegroups.com>>
> >>> Subject: [GSoC Mentors Announce] Google Summer of Code 2013
> >>>
> >>> Hi GSoC mentors and org admins,
> >>>
> >>> We've announced that we're doing Google Summer of Code 2013 [1]. Yay!
> >>>
> >>> If you would like to help spread the word about GSoC, we have
> >> presentations [2], logos [3], and flyers [4] for you to use. Please host
> >> meetups, tell your friends and colleagues about the program, go to
> >> conferences, talk to people about the program, and just generally do all
> >> the awesome word-of-mouth stuff you do every year to promote the
> program.
> >>>
> >>> The GSoC calendar, FAQ, and events timeline have all been updated with
> >> this year's important dates, so please refer to those for the milestones
> >> for this year's program. NB: the normal timeline for the program has
> been
> >> modified for this year. You'll probably want to examine the dates
> closely
> >> to make sure you know when important things are happening.
> >>>
> >>> Please consider translating the presentations and/or flyers into your
> >> native language and submitting them directly to me to post on the wiki.
> >> Localization for our material is integral to reaching the widest
> possible
> >> audience around the world. If you decide to translate a flyer, please
> fill
> >> out our form to request a thank you gift for your effort. [5]
> >>>
> >>> If you decide to host a meetup, please email me to let me know the
> date,
> >> time, and location so I can put it on the GSoC calendar. Also, remember
> to
> >> take pictures at your meetup and write up a blog post for our blog using
> >> our provided template for formatting [6]. If you need promotional items
> for
> >> your attendees, please fill out our form [7] to request some; we're
> happy
> >> to send some along. We can provide up to about 25 pens, notebooks, or
> >> stickers and/or a few t-shirts. Please keep in mind, though, that
> shipping
> >> restrictions and timeline vary country-to-country; request items early
> to
> >> make sure they get there on time! If you have questions about hosting
> >> meetups, please see the section in our FAQ [8].
> >>>
> >>> Please also consider applying to participate as an organization again
> >> this year or maybe joining as a mentor for your favorite organization if
> >> they are selected this year.
> >>>
> >>> We rely on you for your help for the success of this program, so thank
> >> you in advance for all the work you do!
> >>>
> >>> [1] -
> >>
> http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2013/02/flip-bits-not-burgers-google-summer-of.html
> >>> [2] -
> >>
> http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/ProgramPresentations
> >>> [3] - http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/GsocLogos
> >>> [4] - http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/GsocFlyers
> >>> [5] - http://goo.gl/gEHDO
> >>> [6] - http://goo.gl/wbZrt
> >>> [7] - http://goo.gl/0BsR8
> >>> [8] - http://goo.gl/2NGfp
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Carol
> >>>
> >>>
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
>



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

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