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From Mohamed Nufail <nufai...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSoC 2012 - To potential student applicants on the list
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 04:16:08 GMT
Hi Kathey,

I have come up with an initial version of my proposal. It is available at
[1]. I would be glad if you could go through it and provide suggestions for
improving it.



On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 11:14 PM, Katherine Marsden <
kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

>  On 4/4/2012 6:24 AM, Tiago Espinha wrote:
> Finally, here's a heads-up to all the students who would like to apply to
> this project: the application deadline is on April 6th, meaning you should
> get your project proposals submitted before then.
>  Be sure to submit an abstract, a description of the tests you're willing
> to take on and a schedule for the conclusion of the tests. It is also
> important to mention whether you have successfully set up the Derby
> environment and whether you managed to compile Derby. I would also
> appreciate if the applicants send me (off-list, directly to my e-mail
> address) the jars resulting from their compilation. To strengthen your
> application I also recommend serious applicants to come to  our IRC channel
> (#derby @ irc.freenode.net) for an informal and quick interview.
>  If you have developed for Derby before and/or created unit tests, please
> mention this in your application.
>  I am not sure if the process is exactly the same this year.  But here is
> the scoring criteria for past years.  Some things you might not think of
> like the interview or indicating how much time you can  dedicate count for
> a lot.  So I suggest you review the scored items and make sure you are
> covered.
> http://community.apache.org/mentee-ranking-process.html


Mohamed Nufail
Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
University of Moratuwa.
Blog: http://www.nufailm.blogspot.com/

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