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From Robert Metzger <rmetz...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2015 is coming
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2015 13:56:19 GMT
Some of the community members here have already some experience with GSoC
because back in the Stratosphere days we were also participating in GSoC.

In my experience its more work than one might think in the beginning. But
it would be great if some committers in the projects agree to mentor some
I'm pretty loaded with work right now and it would add too much to my
stress level to mentor a student. But I would be willing to help out with
answering questions on the ML etc.

On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 4:07 AM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>

> I have seen some interests from students about Flink.
> Maybe should officially submit proposal to Google summer of code this year?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Ulrich Stärk <uli@apache.org>
> Date: Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 2:44 PM
> 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 if you need assistance.
> [4] contains some additional information (will be updated for 2015
> shortly).
> 3. subscribe to mentors@community.apache.org; restricted to potential
> mentors, meant to be used as a
> private list - general discussions on the public
> dev@community.apache.org 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

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