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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: http://vps2.semesterofcode.com/ (something like GSoC)
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:26:08 GMT
On 10 February 2015 at 00:39, Louis Suárez-Potts <luispo@gmail.com> wrote:

> Jan,
>
> > On 09-02-2015, at 03:36, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi.
> >
> > For info I have registred ASF at vps2, so we can create projects.
> >
> > The principle is much the same as GSoC, the biggest difference is that
> > students
> > get academic points instead of money.
> >
> > If anybody wants to register a project (we are a bit late for this
> spring),
> > please contact me, and
> > I will add you to ASF in vps2.
> >
> > If somebody wants to be a organisation admin (for ASF), please sent me an
> > email, currently I am the only volunteer.
> >
> > rgds
> > jan i.
>
> I’d like to find out more. I read over the link—thanks! I’d not known
> about it—and would be happy to volunteer admin hours, but not sure what is
> required. I have previously managed GSoC at OOo, as well as our own better
> funded equivalents. But each programme differs.
>
I do not thnk that many admin hours are required....it is more likely to be
minutes. The only admin activity I am aware of is to add people (who ask
for it) to the ASF organisation.

Mentoring is quite a different matter, so if you have project ideas that
you want to mentor, please let us have them added.

>
> For instance, this one obviously presents itself as an occasion for
> outreach.
>
Yes, which is why I added 2 projects on behalf of Corinthia(AOO.

rgds
jan i.

>
> louis

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