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

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 11:20:57 -0800

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 6:07 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> 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.

Additionally, if you happen to already have specific ideas for a
Subversion task you'd be interested in working on for GSoC, let us
know! While that's certainly not required, it certainly doesn't hurt.
 There may be some great, summer-sized ideas that real users like you
need that we wouldn't have necessarily thought of ourselves.


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