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From Edward Zimmermann <Edward.Zimmerm...@cib.de>
Subject AW: Google Summer of Code 2015 is coming
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:58:35 GMT
Hi All...
I think I could also help with this too... 

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Louis Suárez-Potts [mailto:luispo@gmail.com] 
Gesendet: Dienstag, 3. Februar 2015 16:54
An: dev@corinthia.incubator.apache.org
Betreff: Re: Google Summer of Code 2015 is coming

Hi,

> On 03-02-2015, at 03:55, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
> Is this something we want to be involved in? My experience is that for 
> every 10 students 1 continues and 8 deliver real work.

If no one leaps to this I would volunteer and act, obviously, less as a mentor than as an
ombudsman. 


> 
> I would be happy to mentor a project, but I need help to define the 
> project and depending on the project expert help (peter) with code questions.

We might be able to work jointly on this? My interest is that I know of some students here,
in Toronto, who might very well be interested. I would not actually be able to competently
mentor.


> 
> I have some ideas:
> - a new HTML parser to replace tidy with only the functionality we 
> need for core
> - Firefox integration of editor and DocFormats
> - Httpd module to view documents (call to DocFormats)
> 
> thoughts ?
> 
> rgds
> jan i

-louis

> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Ulrich Stärk* <uli@apache.org>
> Date: Monday, February 2, 2015
> Subject: Google Summer of Code 2015 is coming
> To: mentors@community.apache.org
> 
> 
> Hello PMCs (incubator Mentors, please forward this email to your 
> podlings),
> 
> Google Summer of Code [1] is a program sponsored by Google allowing 
> students to spend their summer working on open source software. 
> Students will receive stipends for developing open source software 
> full-time for three months. Projects will provide mentoring and 
> project ideas, and in return have the chance to get new code developed 
> and - most importantly - to identify and bring in new committers.
> 
> The ASF will apply as a participating organization meaning individual 
> projects don't have to apply separately.
> 
> If you want to participate with your project we ask you to do the 
> following things by no later than
> 2015-02-13 19:00 UTC (applications from organizations close a week 
> later)
> 
> 1. understand what it means to be a mentor [2].
> 
> 2. record your project ideas.
> 
> Just create issues in JIRA, label them with gsoc2015, and they will 
> show up at [3]. Please be as specific as possible when describing your 
> idea. Include the programming language, the tools and skills required, 
> but try not to scare potential students away. They are supposed to 
> learn what's required before the program starts.
> 
> Use labels, e.g. for the programming language (java, c, c++, erlang, 
> python, brainfuck, ...) or technology area (cloud, xml, web, foo, bar, 
> ...) and record them at [5].
> 
> Please use the COMDEV JIRA project for recording your ideas if your 
> project doesn't use JIRA (e.g.
> httpd, ooo). Contact dev@community.apache.org <javascript:;> if you 
> need assistance.
> 
> [4] contains some additional information (will be updated for 2015 shortly).
> 
> 3. subscribe to mentors@community.apache.org <javascript:;>; 
> restricted to potential mentors, meant to be used as a private list - 
> general discussions on the public dev@community.apache.org 
> <javascript:;> list as much as possible please). Use a recognized 
> address when subscribing (@apache.org or one of your alias addresses 
> on record).
> 
> Note that the ASF isn't accepted as a participating organization yet, 
> nevertheless you *have to* start recording your ideas now or we might 
> not get accepted.
> 
> Over the years we were able to complete hundreds of projects successfully.
> Some of our prior
> students are active contributors now! Let's make this year a success again!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Uli
> 
> P.S.: Except for the private parts (label spreadsheet mostly), this 
> email is free to be shared publicly if you want to.
> 
> [1] http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2015
> [2] http://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
> [3] http://s.apache.org/gsoc2015ideas
> [4] http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
> [5] http://s.apache.org/gsoclabels
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Sent from My iPad, sorry for any misspellings.

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