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Re: Will subversion participate in Google Summer of Code 2010?

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 08:07:05 -0600

On Feb 23, 2010, at 7:57 AM, Azhagu Selvan wrote:

> On Monday 22 February 2010 08:56 PM, Daniel Näslund wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 07:28:13AM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>
>>> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 5:11 AM, Daniel Näslund<daniel_at_longitudo.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi!
>>>>
>>>> Google Summer of Code is on for 2010 [1]. Is there any interest in
>>>> participating this year? If so, I've found that the mentoring
>>>> application deadline is 12 march. [2]
>>>>
>>>> Since we're part of ASF, perhaps an application should go
>>>> through them? [3]
>>>>
>>> Yes. There's an ASF committee called "comdev"
>>> (http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html) that manages our participation
>>> in GSoC. They will do the application on the foundation's behalf and
>>> post info to all PMCs about how to participate on the ASF end if a
>>> project is interested. ComDev will also manage the ranking process -
>>> when you have 70+ projects interested in participating even when you
>>> have 30-40 slots, the review process can get a bit "heated"
>>> internally. (If you're interested in tracking this, you might want to
>>> join dev_at_community.apache.org.)
>>>
>> Ok. Given the short amount of time to deadline (18 days) and the absence
>> of discussions on fitting tasks for a GSoC project I assume the
>> Subversion community is not interrested in participating this year. Too
>> bad if that's the case!
>>
>
> Hi all,
>
> I am a n00b hacker who uses svn for my major collaborative works[1].
> I would like to contribute back to the svn community. It would be more
> lovely if my contribution starts in GSoC. Actually I was planning to apply
> as a student developer for Subversion in GSoC'10. But was a bit disappointed
> that subversion may not participate in GSoC this year.

We haven't made a concrete decision one way or another, so don't be disappointed quite yet. It actually helps to know that people are interested in participating, 'cause that will motivate us to participate.

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-02-23 15:07:44 CET

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