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From "Gavin" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: Getting Log4PHP going again.
Date Sat, 21 Mar 2009 21:25:08 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luciano Resende [mailto:luckbr1975@gmail.com]
> Sent: Sunday, 22 March 2009 4:15 AM
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Getting Log4PHP going again.
> 
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Christian Grobmeier
> <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I also asked on the log4php list if there are interested people for
> > the GSoC. If it is possible for an incubation project to participate,
> > maybe somebody can help me to get this introduced in the apache way.
> >
> 
> Yes, Incubator Projects are able to participate in GSoC, feel free to
> add ideas to [1].
> The only issue is that mentors, need to be Apache Members or
> Committers, but maybe you can get one of your mentors to become a
> mentor if students get interested in log4php project ideas.

Personally, I don't think log4php is ready for GSoC this year. It is the
wrong time. We are only just talking about resurrecting it yet again, there
is no real community going on. Part of GSoC at the ASF is to show what a
community is about in open source and part of the requirements of a GSoC
student is to engage in that community. So, we can't do that at the moment
and we should not try and use GSoC to try and get one.

The other part of GSoC requires a Mentor, having been one before this is not
a 5 minute job. The log4php current mentors do not have 5 minutes to spend
on the project as it is.

Sorry, lets concentrate on getting the project going again first, with luck,
we can ready for GSoC next year.

Gav...

> 
> 
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/general/SummerOfCode2009
> 
> 
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> Luciano Resende
> Apache Tuscany, Apache PhotArk
> http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> http://lresende.blogspot.com/
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