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From gabriele renzi <rff....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google SoC 2010
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2010 13:24:39 GMT
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Pablo Cuadrado <pablocuadrado@gmail.com> wrote:


 Please tell me if some kind of "formal" application is needed, I will
> evaluate the needs, goals, possible solutions (servlet, REST,
> whatsoever) and try to deliver a rough (I couldn't stress ROUGH
> enough...) roadmap thinking on the final deliverable desired.

just my 2c as a former google SoC member as a student: you need to
apply through their online service, but your request will be evaluated
both from google people and the project-you-are-applying-to people, so
it _is_ a great idea to discuss it in advance with cassandra's devs
but you also have to take a bit of care in writing your application.
List intermediate measureable goals, explain why you are qualified to
do this, write down how you're gonna handle some specific issues,
describe properly what is your goal and why it will be good for the
project.
The feedback from the community is a good way to fill in these things :)

Good luck :)

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