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From Dinesh Joshi <dinesh.jo...@yahoo.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: ASF Application for Google Season of Docs 2019
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2019 05:35:25 GMT
I have reached out to them seeking clarification. Will let you all know when I hear back.

Dinesh

> On Apr 2, 2019, at 10:33 PM, Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Aizhamal
> 
> The rules are that a maximum of 2 technical writers will be allocated per organisation
- and we are asking for the maximum. This is a Google constraint not ours. And even though
we have asked for 2, if accepted there is also the possibility that we get allocated only
1.
> 
> My thought is that unlike GSoC where there are lots of students wanting to apply and
participate, there is only a limited number of technical writers available so to ensure accepted
organisations get at least one writer - it is being limited.
> 
> Thanks
> Sharan
> 
> On 2019/04/02 21:57:20, Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy <aizhamal@google.com.INVALID> wrote:

>> Hi Sharan,
>> 
>> We plan to prepare ideas list for at least 2 Apache projects, in particular
>> for Airflow, Beam and possibly Spark. I am sure there are other projects
>> that would like to participate, therefore I’m wondering whether 2 tech
>> writers will be enough? Can we ask for more?
>> 
>> I’m happy to chat further to figure out what’s the best course of action.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Aizhamal
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 14:03 Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi All
>>> 
>>> As mentioned the applications for the Google Season of Docs opened today
>>> and I'm working my way through it on behalf of the ASF.
>>> 
>>> If accepted, we will be allocated either one or two techical writers.
>>> Google will also pay the ASF a stipend of $500 per technical writer
>>> mentored (which I hope can go directly to fundraising :-)
>>> 
>>> Each project that wants to participate must provide two mentors for each
>>> documentation project.
>>> 
>>> As part of the application process there are a few things that we need to
>>> setup.
>>> 
>>> 1. Season of Docs Page and List of Project Ideas
>>> We need to create a public webpage about Season of Docs that contains the
>>> list of project ideas for documentation. I have created a page on the
>>> ComDev wiki https://s.apache.org/w4CH  with a table for projects to
>>> record their ideas.
>>> 
>>> 2. Alternative administrator.
>>> I’ve set myself up as the primary admin and Maxim as the alternative admin
>>> (Maxim, I need to confirm your contact email and you will also need to
>>> register as the alternative admin and I will email you the link offline)
>>> 
>>> 3. Mentors
>>> All mentors from the projects interested in participating must register
>>> individually at the following link : https://forms.gle/a1x26WQGzURLerv66.
>>> 
>>> 4. Application Form: Documentation / Technnial Writer Collaboration
>>> There is a section to fill in about experience with documentation and any
>>> previous collaboration with technical writers. I know a few projects have
>>> used various tools for documentation - but not sure about any technical
>>> writing collaboration (so if you know of any then please let me know)
>>> 
>>> 5. Application Form: GSoC
>>> There is a section to complete at our participation in GSoC.I think I have
>>> the details from our application this year so can follow up with Maxim or
>>> Uli about it
>>> 
>>> This is all I have at the moment and we have until the 23rd April 2019 to
>>> finalise all the application details. Ideally I want to have it done well
>>> before then :-)
>>> 
>>> Please pass on this information within your various projects and as with
>>> GSoC - I'll see how we can get this information out to all our project
>>> mailing lists.
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> Sharan
>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>> *Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy*
>> 
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>> 
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>> 
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