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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2015
Date Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:56:39 GMT
Sorry. Monday was birthday :-P ... but my apologies, I thought no response
was an implicit ACK. I read it on Sunday and it looked great.

So, to be explicit: I re-read, and I'm good with those quotes! Thank you,
Sally!

Thanks,
-g


On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 11:11 PM, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
wrote:

> I'll be going to sleep now and will check again in a few hours.
>
> Worst case we go without you. Kindly advise.
>
> Thanks,
> Sally
>
> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and
> brevity]
>
> ----- Reply message -----
> From: "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> To: "Greg Stein" <gstein@apache.org>, "Greg Stein" <gstein@gmail.com>
> Cc: "sk@apache.org" <sk@apache.org>, "\"Ulrich Stärk\" <uli@spielviel.de>,
> "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>, "dev@community.apache.org" <
> dev@community.apache.org>
> Subject: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of
> Code 2015
> Date: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 19:04
>
> Greg???
>
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *From:* Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> *To:* "\"Ulrich Stärk\" <uli@spielviel.de>; dev@community.apache.org
> *Cc:* sk@apache.org; press@apache.org
> *Sent:* Monday, 16 March 2015, 12:38
> *Subject:* Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer
> of Code 2015
>
> OK. Thanks, Uli!
>
> Greg --does the proposed quote meet your approval?
>
> Chat soon,
> Sally
>
> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and
> brevity]
>
> ----- Reply message -----
> From: ""Ulrich Stärk"" <uli@spielviel.de>
> To: <dev@community.apache.org>
> Cc: <sk@apache.org>, <press@apache.org>
> Subject: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of
> Code 2015
> Date: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 12:27
>
> I'm fine with whatever schedule suits you best ;)
>
> And no, to my knowledge, ComDev does not have its own Twitter handle.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Uli
>
> On Mon, March 16, 2015 09:29, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> > Fantastic --thanks, Uli!
> >
> > Now we wait for Greg. I'll be issuing this announcement early tomorrow
> > morning ET (UTC -5). I presume that's OK with you, yes?
> >
> > Also, does ComDev have a Twitter handle?
> >
> > Warm regards,
> > Sally
> >
> > [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and
> > brevity]
> >
> > ----- Reply message -----
> > From: "Ulrich Stärk" <uli@spielviel.de>
> > To: "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>
> > Cc: "Greg Stein" <gstein@gmail.com>, "press@apache.org"
> > <press@apache.org>, "Sally Khudairi" <sk@apache.org>
> > Subject: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of
> > Code 2015
> > Date: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 04:22
> >
> > Looks good to me. Thanks a ton Sally!
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Uli
> >
> >
> >> Am 15.03.2015 um 23:13 schrieb Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>:
> >>
> >> Hello again!
> >>
> >> Below is the revised version that incorporates your changes, Uli. If you
> >> can please let me know if this meets your approval, I'd appreciate it!
> >>
> >> Warm regards,
> >> Sally
> >>
> >> = = =
> >>
> >>
> >> DRAFT :: NOT FOR DISSEMINATION
> >>
> >> The Apache Software Foundation Accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2015
> >> Mentoring Organization
> >>
> >> Hundreds of students mentored in "The Apache Way" of community-driven
> >> development since the program's inception in 2005.
> >>
> >> Forest Hill, MD -17 March 2015- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF),
> >> the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350
> >> Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that it has been
> >> accepted as a Google Summer of Code (GSoC) mentoring organization for
> >> the 11th consecutive year.
> >>
> >> The Google Summer of Code program offers student developers stipends to
> >> write code for various Open Source projects over a three month period.
> >> This year, students will be paired with mentors from 137 Open Source,
> >> free software, and technology-related groups that include CERN, GNU
> >> Project, KDE, MIT Media Lab, WikiMedia Foundation, and many more.
> >>
> >> The ASF was amongst the initial 39 organizations selected to participate
> >> in the very first GSoC in 2005, and has participated every year since.
> >> At the ASF, the GSoC program is overseen by the Apache Community
> >> Development project, which comprises volunteers who help guide newcomers
> >> to The Apache Software Foundation, provide insight and advice on The
> >> Apache Way of meritocratic development, including how to contribute to
> >> Apache projects and to the Open Source community at-large.
> >>
> >> "Over the summer, Apache Committers will mentor students that are
> >> sponsored by Google and will be working on many of our projects," said
> >> Ulrich Stärk, Vice President of Community Development at the ASF. "The
> >> program helps us to not only get some great code written, but also to
> >> introduce students into Open Source development and hopefully recruit
> >> some new long-term Committers."
> >>
> >> Students are encouraged to discuss ideas with mentoring organizations
> >> and finalize proposals for projects of interest by the 27 March
> >> deadline. ASF mentors have proposed 129 ideas for Apache projects in Big
> >> Data, Cloud, Enterprise Integration, Enterprise Search, Project
> >> Management, Semantic Web & Linked Data, along with other categories.
> >> Students may choose from the Apache "Ideas Page" at
> >>  <http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas>http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas
or suggest their own project for
> >> approval. Coding will begin 25 May and end 21 August.
> >>
> >> "GSoC gives students the chance to work on industry-leading Open Source
> >> projects, collaborate with diverse communities, and gain real world
> >> experience related to their academic pursuits," added Stärk. "We are
> >> proud to have mentored so many talented students over the years, and
> >> furthered our mission of providing software products for the public
> >> good. It's a rewarding experience both for the students and the Apache
> >> community at-large."
> >>
> >> Since the program's inception, GSoC has brought together over 8,500
> >> successful student participants from over countries and over 8,000
> >> mentors from 109 countries worldwide to produce over 55 million lines of
> >> code.
> >>
> >> "Being accepted once again as a Google Summer of Code mentoring
> >> organization reinforces The Apache Software Foundation's leadership in
> >> community-driven development," said ASF Vice Chairman Greg Stein, who,
> >> in 2005 co-created the GSoC program while working at Google. "Hundreds
> >> of students have been mentored in 'The Apache Way' --many have continued
> >> on to become long-term code committers on a variety of Apache projects,
> >> with some active program participants elected as ASF Members."
> >>
> >> Information on the ASF's participation in Google Summer of Code is
> >> available at  <http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html>http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
> >>
> >>
> >> About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
> >> Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350
> >> 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 500 individual Members and 4,500
> >> 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(c)(3) charitable
> >> organization, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors
> >> including Budget Direct, Cerner, Citrix, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook,
> >> Google, Hortonworks, HP, IBM, InMotion Hosting, iSigma, Matt Mullenweg,
> >> Microsoft, Pivotal, Produban, WANdisco, and Yahoo. For more information,
> >> visit  <http://www.apache.org/>http://www.apache.org/ or follow  <https://twitter.com/TheASF>https://twitter.com/TheASF
> >>
> >>
> >> (c) The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache", "Apache HTTP Server", and
> >> "ApacheCon", are trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation. All other
> >> brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
> >>
> >>
> >> # # #
> >>
> >> ________________________________
> >> From: Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>
> >> To: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> >> Cc: "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>; Greg Stein
> >> <gstein@gmail.com>; "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>; Sally
> >> Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> >> Sent: Sunday, 15 March 2015, 17:48
> >> Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer
> >> of Code 2015
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi Sally,
> >>
> >> I think they are great as they are. Thanks a lot!
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Uli
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Am 15.03.2015 um 22:37 schrieb Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks, Uli!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I'll incorporate your suggestions and forward the revised draft
> >>> shortly.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> How do you feel about your proposed quotes?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Chat soon,
> >>> Sally
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors,
> >>> and brevity]
> >>>
> >>> ----- Reply message -----
> >>> From: "Ulrich Stärk" <uli@spielviel.de>
> >>> To: <dev@community.apache.org>, "Greg Stein" <gstein@gmail.com>
> >>> Cc: "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>, "Sally Khudairi"
> >>> <sk@apache.org>
> >>> Subject: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of
> >>> Code 2015
> >>> Date: Sun, Mar 15, 2015 17:14
> >>>
> >>> Thank you Sally, my two comments are inline. Cheers, Uli On 2015-03-15
> >>> 17:37, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> >>> Hi everyone --as promised, below is the draft announcement.
> >>>
> >>> Please review and forward any additions/corrections no later than 5PM
> >>> ET tomorrow (Monday) in
> >>> order for us to announce on Tuesday. Should we be able to finalize
> >>> before then (by 9PM ET TODAY),
> >>> we can go live Monday morning if you'd like. Also, if someone can
> >>> please update the ASF
> >>> boilerplate at
> >>>  <http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2015/apache>http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2015/apache
to the
> >>> one at the
> >>> bottom of the draft announcement (below), that would be great. Will do.
> >>> >
> >>> Thanks so much, Sally
> >>>
> >>> = = =
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> DRAFT :: NOT FOR DISSEMINATION
> >>>
> >>> The Apache Software Foundation Accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2015
> >>> Mentoring Organization
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Hundreds of students mentored in "The Apache Way" of community-driven
> >>> development since the
> >>> program's inception in 2005.
> >>>
> >>> Forest Hill, MD -17 March 2015- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF),
> >>> the all-volunteer
> >>> developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source
> >>> projects and initiatives,
> >>> announced today that it has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code
> >>> (GSoC) mentoring
> >>> organization for the 11th consecutive year.
> >>>
> >>> The Google Summer of Code program offers student developers stipends to
> >>> write code for various
> >>> Open Source projects over a three month period. This year, students
> >>> will be paired with mentors
> >>> from 137 Open Source, free software, and technology-related groups that
> >>> include CERN, GNU
> >>> Project, KDE, MIT Media Lab, WikiMedia Foundation, and many more.
> >>>
> >>> The ASF was amongst the initial 39 organizations selected to
> >>> participate in the very first GSoC
> >>> in 2005, and has participated every year since. At the ASF, the GSoC
> >>> program is overseen by the
> >>> Apache Community Development project, which comprises volunteers who
> >>> help guide newcomers to The
> >>> Apache Software Foundation, provide insight and advice on The Apache
> >>> Way of meritocratic
> >>> development, including how to contribute to Apache projects and to the
> >>> Open Source community
> >>> at-large.
> >>>
> >>> "Over the summer, Apache Committers will mentor students that are
> >>> sponsored by Google and will be
> >>> working on many of our projects," said Ulrich Stärk, Vice President of
> >>> Community Development at
> >>> the ASF. "The program helps us to not only get some great code written,
> >>> but also to introduce
> >>> students into Open Source development and hopefully recruit some new
> >>> long-term Committers."
> >>>
> >>> Now through 27 March, students are encouraged to discuss ideas with
> >>> mentoring organizations and
> >>> begin drafting proposals for those projects of interest. Coding will
> >>> begin 25 May and end 21 I'd make it more clear that March 27 is the
> >>> student application *deadline*. To me "begin drafting"
> >> sounds like they could start only then (but then I'm not a native
> >> speaker so it could totally be OK
> >> to write it like that). > August. Thus far, 33 ideas have been proposed
> >> for Apache projects in Big Data, Cloud, Enterprise
> >>> Integration, Enterprise Search, Project Management, Semantic Web &
> >>> Linked Data, along with other
> >>> categories. The complete Apache "Ideas Page" is at
> >>>  <http://s.apache.org/cDg>http://s.apache.org/cDg That sounds a bit
as if students have already
> >>> submitted ideas for projects, which is not the case.
> >> We (our mentors) have created a list of project ideas (the official URL
> >> is  <http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas>http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas)
from which students may choose (or
> >> better yet, come up with
> >> something on their own). Currently that list has 129 entries. >
> >>> "GSoC gives students the chance to work on industry-leading Open Source
> >>> projects, collaborate
> >>> with diverse communities, and gain real world experience related to
> >>> their academic pursuits,"
> >>> added Stärk. "We are proud to have mentored so many talented students
> >>> over the years, and
> >>> furthered our mission of providing software products for the public
> >>> good. It's a rewarding
> >>> experience both for the students and the Apache community at-large."
> >>>
> >>> Since the program's inception, GSoC has brought together over 8,500
> >>> successful student
> >>> participants from over countries and over 8,000 mentors from 109
> >>> countries worldwide to produce
> >>> over 55 million lines of code.
> >>>
> >>> "Being accepted once again as a Google Summer of Code mentoring
> >>> organization reinforces The
> >>> Apache Software Foundation's leadership in community-driven
> >>> development," said ASF Vice Chairman
> >>> Greg Stein, who, in 2005 co-created the GSoC program while working at
> >>> Google. "Hundreds of
> >>> students have been mentored in 'The Apache Way' --many have continued
> >>> on to become long-term code
> >>> committers on a variety of Apache projects, with some active program
> >>> participants elected as ASF
> >>> Members."
> >>>
> >>> Information on the ASF's participation in Google Summer of Code is
> >>> available at
> >>>  <http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html>http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
>
> >>> About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) Established in 1999, the
> >>> all-volunteer Foundation
> >>> oversees more than 350 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 500 individual Members and 4,500 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(c)(3) charitable organization,
> >>> funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including Budget
> >>> Direct, Cerner, Citrix,
> >>> Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, HP, IBM, InMotion
> >>> Hosting, iSigma, Matt
> >>> Mullenweg, Microsoft, Pivotal, Produban, WANdisco, and Yahoo. For more
> >>> information, visit
> >>>  <http://www.apache.org/>http://www.apache.org/ or follow  <https://twitter.com/TheASF>https://twitter.com/TheASF
>
> >>> (c) The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache", "Apache HTTP Server", and
> >>> "ApacheCon", are trademarks
> >>> of The Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are
> >>> the property of their
> >>> respective owners.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> # # #
> >>>
> >>> [MEDIA CONTACT:SALLY] ________________________________
> >>>
> >>> From: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> To: Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com>
> >>> Cc: Ulrich Stärk
> >>> <uli@spielviel.de>; "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>;
> >>> "dev@community.apache.org"
> >>> <dev@community.apache.org> Sent: Saturday, 14 March 2015, 18:44
> >>> Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a
> >>> mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2015
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks, Greg!
> >>>
> >>> That works --better to be a bit wordy and clear vs. brief and vague <g>
> >>>
> >>> We can always write "QUOTE," said Greg Stein, ASF Vice Chairman (and
> >>> co-creator of the GSoC
> >>> program, while working at Google in 2005).
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Now for the quote itself... I'll put that in the draft that I'll be
> >>> sending over later.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers & chat soon, Sally
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ________________________________ From: Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com>
> >>> To: Sally Khudairi
> >>> <sk@apache.org> Cc: Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>; "press@apache.org"
> >>> <press@apache.org>;
> >>> "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org> Sent: Saturday,
> >>> 14 March 2015, 18:36
> >>> Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer
> >>> of Code 2015
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Sure, that sounds great! ... are you looking for something like
> >>> "co-creator of the GSoC program,
> >>> while working at Google in 2005" ??  That's a bit of a mouthful, but is
> >>> that the direction you're
> >>> thinking?
> >>>
> >>> And please go ahead an draft up a quote. I'm not quite sure the angle
> >>> you're looking at, so best
> >>> if you go first :-)
> >>>
> >>> Thx, -g
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 5:13 PM, Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Greg,
> >>>>
> >>>> I'd like to put a placeholder for a quote for you in the announcement
> >>>> as well (the lead quote
> >>>> will be coming from Uli).
> >>>>
> >>>> How would you like to have your attribution described in relation to
> >>>> GSoC? "ASF Vice Chairman
> >>>> and @@WHATEXACTLY"
> >>>>
> >>>> Of course, I'll be happy to get a quote directly from you (vs. having
> >>>> to de-Sally-fy my
> >>>> proposed blurb) :-)
> >>>>
> >>>> If you don't want to be quoted, that's OK; I can use Ross as backup.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks so much,
> >>>>
> >>>> Sally
> >>>>
> >>>> ________________________________ From: Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com>
> >>>> To: Sally Khudairi
> >>>> <sk@apache.org> Cc: Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de>;
> >>>> "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>;
> >>>> "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org> Sent: Friday,
13
> >>>> March 2015, 17:22
> >>>>
> >>>> Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google
> >>>> Summer of Code 2015
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> The very first year was 2005. Thus, 2015 would be the 11th GSoC.
> >>>>
> >>>> As one of the two people to launch/create GSoC, you can call me
> >>>> authoritative on the dates :-P
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 4:13 PM, Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Whaaaaat?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Really? I had it in the "Did You Know?" section last week as 10th
> >>>>> also.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> AND, more importantly, if my calculations are off, then in
> >>>>>
> >>>>>  <https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/date/20141119>https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/date/20141119
>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> the 2013 entry as "eighth consecutive year" is wrong too.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Who has the correct count? It really is 11? Not that I don't trust
> >>>>> you, I now am feeling
> >>>>> quite lost.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Cheers, Sally
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ________________________________ From: Ulrich Stärk
> >>>>> <uli@spielviel.de> To: "press@apache.org"
> >>>>> <press@apache.org> Cc: dev@community.apache.org; Sally Khudairi
> >>>>> <sk@apache.org> Sent: Friday,
> >>>>> 13 March 2015, 17:09
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google
> >>>>> Summer of Code 2015
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hey Sally,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I just read the announcement and it says "The ASF has been accepted
> >>>>> as a Google Summer of
> >>>>> Code mentoring organization for the 10th consecutive year".
> >>>>>
> >>>>> If I'm not mistaken it's the 11th year ;)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Cheers,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Uli
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> On 2015-03-12 18:42, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> >>>>>> Thanks, Uli. I did post about it in our weekly news round-up.
Happy
> >>>>>> to work with you on a
> >>>>>> press release. Who is the ASF lead on GSoC. You? Who from ComDev
> >>>>>> will be at ApacheCon? Are
> >>>>>> you planning to do something special there? Cheers,Sally From:
> >>>>>> Ulrich Stärk
> >>>>>> <uli@spielviel.de> To: "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>;
Sally
> >>>>>> Khudairi
> >>>>>> <sk@apache.org> Cc: "dev@community.apache.org"
> >>>>>> <dev@community.apache.org> Sent: Thursday,
> >>>>>> 12 March 2015, 13:31 Subject: Re: ASF accepted as a mentoring
> >>>>>> organization for Google
> >>>>>> Summer of Code 2015
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> And again recycling this. I think we missed 2014 so I want to
make
> >>>>>> sure to get an
> >>>>>> announcement out this year.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Cheers,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Uli
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On 2013-04-09 14:11, Ulrich Stärk wrote:
> >>>>>>> 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> To: press@apache.org
> >>>>>>> CC:
> >>>>>>> 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
> >>>>>>> 2015 [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
> >>>>>>> March 16 until March 27,
> >>>>>>> coding will take place from May 25 to August 21. See [5]
for the
> >>>>>>> detailed timeline.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Can you please run any press release past us
> >>>>>>> (dev@community.apache.org) before
> >>>>>>> publishing?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Uli
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> [1]  <http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2015>http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2015
[2]
> >>>>>>>  <http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2015/apache>http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2015/apache
[3]
> >>>>>>>  <http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2015/help_page>http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2015/help_page
> >>>>>>> >>>>> [4]  <http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas>http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas
[5]
> >>>>>>>  <http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2015>http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2015
>>>>>
> >>>>
>
>
>
>
>
>

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