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From Stian Soiland-Reyes <st...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Does GSoC help develop communities?
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:23:27 GMT
Yes, that was the very case for us in Taverna, where two students got
engaged because of GSOC advertising, even if they didn't participate in the
GSOC programme (we lacked mentor capacity), so they co-mentored each other
instead.  Both are now committers.

Related SSI blog post, "Downloading developers":

https://www.software.ac.uk/blog/2016-10-12-downloading-developers-google-summer-code

On 18 Nov 2016 4:58 pm, "Buddhika Jayawardhana" <buddhika.12@cse.mrt.ac.lk>
wrote:

> Also there may be students who have who actually did not take in part in
> GSOC for Apache, but got involved with Apache because of GSOC ,and still
> stick around.
>
> On 16 November 2016 at 15:48, Nick Burch <nick@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 16 Nov 2016, Rich Bowen wrote:
> >
> >> It would be great to have some kind of statistics on how GSoC helps
> >> projects longer term. Do students stick around? Does the code written
> >> actually get incorporated into releases? Does it in fact contribute to
> the
> >> mission of Community Development, or is it just a nice summer job for
> these
> >> students?
> >>
> >
> > Do we have a list (maybe somewhere in the comdev private svn?) of
> everyone
> > who has taken part in GSoC?
> >
> > If so, it'd be fairly easy to annotate that with apache IDs, then see
> > who's now on PMCs or who's now a member. Producing sharable statistics
> from
> > that automatically is then easy. (I say this as someone who helped update
> > the similar Travel Assistance Committee / TAC ones on Monday!)
> >
> > Not sure if it's easy to find out the "last commit date" for people, to
> > check for the "still around" part (eg for people who got committership
> > during GSoc, maybe on a branch), but I know where infra are to ask...
> >
> > Nick
> >
> > PS FWIW, within Tika we've certainly had a few GSoC people stick around!
> >
> >
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>
> --
> Best Regards
>
> *Buddhika Jayawardhana*
> Undergraduate | Department of Computer Science & Engineering
> University of Moratuwa
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