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Re: Subversion and Summer of Code 2007

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-02-16 17:47:30 CET

FYI, here's the timeline for Summer of Code (taken from

March 5: Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google

March 12: Mentoring organization application deadline

March 13: Google program administrators review organization applications

March 14: List of accepted mentoring organizations published on
code.google.com; student application period opens

March 24: Student application deadline

Interim Period: Mentoring organizations review and rank student
proposals; where necessary, mentoring organizations may request
further proposal detail from the student applicant

April 9: List of accepted student applications published on code.google.com

Interim Period: Students learn more about their project communities

May 28: Students begin coding for their GSoC projects; Google begins
issuing initial student payments

Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on
their projects

July 9: Students upload code to code.google.com/hosting; mentors begin
mid-term evaluations

July 16: Mid-term evaluation deadline; Google begins issuing mid-term
student payments

August 20: Students upload code to code.google.com/hosting; mentors
begin final evaluations; students begin final program evaluations

August 31: Final evaluation deadline; Google begins issuing student
and mentoring organization payments

On 2/16/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@red-bean.com> writes:
> > I might suggest that we come up with some student tasks to help us get
> > to svn 1.5 quicker... perhaps there are some biggish things that can
> > be done related to merge-tracking and partial checkouts? We're
> > talking free interns here, so let's make use of them!
> If there are students who want to help with partial checkouts,
> a.k.a. sparse directories, I'd be happy to mentor. The students
> should be warned that it's a complex problem and that they'll need to
> be somewhat familiar with the Subversion code before starting. (Maybe
> that extra two months can help with this.)
> I've updated the tasks page accordingly.
> Thanks, Ben!

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