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From Sally Khudairi <sallykhuda...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2013
Date Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:28:59 GMT
Hello again --we are live:

-PR Newswire http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-apache-software-foundation-community-development-project-welcomes-student-proposals-for-google-summer-of-code-2013-202143091.html
-ASF Foundation Blog http://s.apache.org/AVV
-@TheASF Twitter feed https://twitter.com/TheASF/status/321653839973466112

...as well to announce@ and our dedicated media/analyst list. This is also on the apache.org
homepage.

Thanks, everyone, for your help!

-Sally


----- Original Message -----
> From: Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>
> To: dev@community.apache.org
> Cc: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>; Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>;
"press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 11:08
> Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2013
> 
> 12 seems good. Let's wait a few more minutes if anybody wants to add 
> something.
> 
> Uli
> 
> On 09.04.2013 16:57, Sally Khudairi wrote:
>>  Ack. Thanks, Uli.
>> 
>>  Any other comments? Do you still want to go live at 12Noon-ish ET?
>> 
>>  If I get the final signoff soon, I might be able to get it out at 11.30am.
>> 
>>  Cheers,
>>  Sally
>> 
>>  [From the mobile; kindly excuse spelling/spacing/auto-correct anomalies]
>> 
>>  ----- Reply message -----
>>  From: "Ulrich Stärk" <uli@spielviel.de>
>>  To: "Sally Khudairi" <sk@apache.org>
>>  Cc: "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>, 
> "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>, 
> "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>
>>  Subject: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 
> 2013
>>  Date: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 10:42 AM
>> 
>> 
>>  Looks fine to me except for two small things.
>> 
>>  Comments inline.
>> 
>>  Uli
>> 
>>  On 09.04.2013 16:14, Sally Khudairi wrote:
>>>  Hi everyone --I've drafted up an announcement that I can send out 
> by 12 Noon ET today, if not sooner.
>>> 
>>>  Please review the draft below and forward any corrections/additions no 
> later than 11.15AM ET.
>>> 
>>>  Thanks for this,
>>>  Sally
>>> 
>>>  ...also, we need to update http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html :^)
>> 
>>  On it. Thanks for the reminder.
>> 
>>> 
>>>  = = = 
>>> 
>>>  The Apache Software Foundation Community Development Project Welcomes 
> Student Proposals for Google
>>>  Summer of Code 2013
>>> 
>>>  Hundreds of students mentored in “The Apache Way” of Open Source 
> community leadership
>>> 
>>>  Forest Hill, MD –9 April 2013– The Apache Software Foundation 
> (ASF)'s Community Development (ComDev)
>>>  project today announced its acceptance into the Google Summer of Code 
> (GsoC) as a mentoring
>>>  organization for the eighth consecutive year.
>>> 
>>>  The ComDev team helps newcomers learn about the ASF's projects, 
> governance, and activities, and
>>>  guides them in becoming part of the meritocratic, all-volunteer Apache 
> community.
>>> 
>>>  Established in 2005, the Google Summer of Code offers student 
> developers from around the word
>>>  stipends to write code for various Open Source software projects over a 
> three month period. 
>>> 
>>>  The ASF has actively participated in GSoC since the program's 
> inception, mentoring 30-45 students
>>>  each year, and providing exposure to real-world software and community 
> development “The Apache Way”.
>>> 
>>>  Countless GSoC students mentored by the Apache community continue to be 
> long-term code committers on
>>>  a variety of Apache projects. Some active program participants have 
> even been elected as members of
>>>  the ASF.
>>>   
>>>  This year, dozens of Apache projects have committed to mentoring GSoC 
> students. They include
>>>  Accumulo, Airavata, Axiom, Bloodhound, CloudStack, CouchDB, Crunch, 
> Giraph, Gora, Hama, Hive, Isis,
>>>  Jena, Lenya, Lucene, Mahout, ManifoldCF, Mesos, Nutch, ODE, 
> OpenMeetings, OpenOffice, Pig, Rat, SIS,
>>>  Sling, Solr, Stanbol, Tika, VXQuery, Wookie, XalanJ, and XercesJ. 
>> 
>>  Make clear that this list isn't exclusive. Maybe "They include but 
> are not limited to..."?
>> 
>>> 
>>>  The ComDev team invite GSoC students to propose application ideas 
> directly with all Apache
>>>  project(s) of interest no later than Sunday, 21 April 2013. The 
> ASF's more than 100 Top-Level
>>>  Projects and nearly three dozen initiatives in the Apache Incubator are 
> listed at
>>>   http://www.apache.org/ and http://incubator.apache.org/ respectively.
>> 
>>  "The ComDev team recommends GSoC students to discuss application ideas 
> directly with all Apache
>>  project(s) of interest before the official start of the application phase 
> on Monday, 22 April 2013."
>> 
>>> 
>>>  For more information on Apache Community Development and to get 
> involved with Apache projects for
>>>  GSoC, visit http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
>>> 
>>>  Details on the Google Summer of Code is available at
>>>  http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2013
>>> 
>>>  About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
>>>  Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one 
> hundred fifty leading Open
>>>  Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most 
> popular Web server software.
>>>  Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache 
> Way", more than 400 individual Members
>>>  and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely 
> available enterprise-grade software,
>>>  benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions 
> are distributed under the
>>>  Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing 
> lists, mentoring initiatives,
>>>  and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, 
> trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US
>>>  501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity, funded by individual donations and 
> corporate sponsors including
>>>  AMD, Basis Technology, Citrix, Cloudera, Facebook, Go Daddy, Google, 
> HP, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM,
>>>  InMotion Hosting, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW Group, 
> SpringSource/VMware, WANdisco, and Yahoo!.
>>>  For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ or follow @TheASF on 
> Twitter.
>>> 
>>>  "Apache", "Accumulo", "Apache Accumulo", 
> "Airavata", "Apache Airavata", "Axiom", 
> "Apache Axiom",
>>>  "Bloodhound", "Apache Bloodhound", 
> "CloudStack", "Apache CloudStack", "CouchDB", 
> "Apache CouchDB",
>>>  "Crunch", "Apache Crunch", "Giraph", 
> "Apache Giraph", "Gora", "Apache Gora", 
> "Hama", "Apache Hama",
>>>  "Hive", "Apache Hive", "Isis", 
> "Apache Isis", "Jena", "Apache Jena", 
> "Lenya", "Apache Lenya",
>>>  "Lucene", "Apache Lucene", "Mahout", 
> "Apache Mahout", "ManifoldCF", "Apache 
> ManifoldCF", "Mesos",
>>>  "Apache Mesos", "Nutch", "Apache Nutch", 
> "ODE", "Apache ODE", "OpenMeetings", "Apache 
> OpenMeetings",
>>>  "OpenOffice", "Apache OpenOffice", "Pig", 
> "Apache Pig", "Rat", "Apache Rat", 
> "SIS", "Apache SIS",
>>>  "Sling", "Apache Sling", "Solr", 
> "Apache Solr", "Stanbol", "Apache Stanbol", 
> "Tika", "Apache Tika",
>>>  "VXQuery", "Apache VXQuery",  "Wookie", 
> "Apache Wookie", "XalanJ", "Apache XalanJ", 
> "XercesJ",
>>>  "Apache XercesJ",  and "ApacheCon" are registered 
> trademarks or trademarks of the Apache Software
>>>  Foundation in the United States and/or other countries. All other 
> brands and trademarks are the
>>>  property of their respective owners.
>>> 
>>>  # # #
>>> 
>>>  Contact:
>>>  Sally Khudairi
>>>  Vice President
>>>  The Apache Software Foundation
>>>  press@apache.org
>>>  +1 617 921 8656
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>     
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>      *From:* Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>      *To:* Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>; 
> "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>
>>>      *Cc:* "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>
>>>      *Sent:* Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 8:42
>>>      *Subject:* Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google 
> Summer of Code 2013
>>> 
>>>      Perfect. Thank you, Uli!
>>>       
>>> 
>>>         
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>          *From:* Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>
>>>          *To:* dev@community.apache.org
>>>          *Cc:* Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>; 
> "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>
>>>          *Sent:* Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 8:36
>>>          *Subject:* Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for 
> Google Summer of Code 2013
>>> 
>>>          Here's your list:
>>> 
>>>          Accumulo, Airavata, Axiom, Bloodhound, CloudStack, Lenya, 
> OpenOffice, ManifoldCF, CouchDB,
>>>          Crunch,
>>>          Giraph, Gora, Hama, Hive, Isis, Jena, Lucene, Mahout, Mesos, 
> Nutch, Ode, Openmeetings, Pig, Rat,
>>>          SIS, Sling, Solr, Stanbol, Tika, VXQuery, Wookie, XalanJ, 
> XercesJ
>>> 
>>>          It isn't exclusive, these are simply the projects that have 
> submitted project ideas. Every
>>>          student
>>>          is free to approach any project and propose an idea (which is 
> also highly encouraged).
>>> 
>>>          Cheers,
>>> 
>>>          Uli
>>> 
>>>          On 09.04.2013 14:20, Ulrich Stärk wrote:
>>>          > Any project can be involved. The ones listed at [4] have 
> explicitly submitted ideas for
>>>          students but
>>>          > that doesn't mean students can't approach projects 
> not mentioned there. I'll compile a
>>>          list from [4]
>>>          > for you.
>>>          >
>>>          > Uli
>>>          >
>>>          > On 09.04.2013 14:16, Sally Khudairi wrote:
>>>          >> One more thing: do we have a list of Apache projects 
> that will be involved here?
>>>          >>
>>>          >> Thanks,
>>>          >> Sally
>>>          >> 
>>>          >>
>>>          >>  
>>>         
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>          >>    *From:* Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de 
> <mailto:uli@spielviel.de>>
>>>          >>    *To:* "press@apache.org 
> <mailto:press@apache.org>" <press@apache.org
>>>          <mailto:press@apache.org>>; Sally Khudairi 
> <sk@apache.org <mailto:sk@apache.org>>
>>>          >>    *Cc:* "dev@community.apache.org 
> <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>"
>>>          <dev@community.apache.org 
> <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>>
>>>          >>    *Sent:* Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 8:11
>>>          >>    *Subject:* ASF accepted as a mentoring organization

> for Google Summer of Code 2013
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    Recycling last years email on the topic. All dates

> and links updated. It would be cool
>>>          if we could
>>>          >>    get this out asap. Is there anything else you need?
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    Uli
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    -------- Original Message --------
>>>          >>    Subject: Apache Software Foundation accepted as a

> mentoring organization for Google
>>>          Summer of
>>>          >>    Code 2012
>>>          >>    Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 23:21:40 +0100
>>>          >>    From: Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de 
> <mailto:uli@spielviel.de>
>>>          <mailto:uli@spielviel.de 
> <mailto:uli@spielviel.de>>>
>>>          >>    To: press@apache.org 
> <mailto:press@apache.org> <mailto:press@apache.org
>>>          <mailto:press@apache.org>>
>>>          >>    CC: dev@community.apache.org 
> <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>
>>>          <mailto:dev@community.apache.org 
> <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>>
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    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 2013 [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 April 24 until
>>>          May 3, coding
>>>          >>    will take place from June 17 to September 23. See

> [5] for the detailed timeline.
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    Can you please run any press release past us 
> (dev@community.apache.org
>>>          <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>
>>>          >>    <mailto:dev@community.apache.org 
> <mailto:dev@community.apache.org>>) before publishing?
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    Thanks,
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    Uli
>>>          >>
>>>          >>    [1] 
> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2013
>>>          >>    [2] 
> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2013/apache
>>>          >>    [3]
>>>         
> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2013/help_page
>>>          >>    [4] http://s.apache.org/gsoc2013ideas
>>>          >>    [5] 
> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2013
>>>          >>
>>>          >>
>>>          >>
>>>          >>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
> 

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