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From Ulrich Stärk <...@spielviel.de>
Subject Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2013
Date Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:06:41 GMT
Very cool! Thanks a ton Sally!

Uli

On 09.04.2013 18:28, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> 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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