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

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 10:59:23 +0100

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.) -- justin

Does this mean that we don't have to do anything special to apply
for Gsoc, but just apply for slots within ASF when the time comes?

That would certainly be a time-saver! Otherwise, I'd volunteer
to do gsoc paper work, but I'd need help doing so (I've never done
it, plus dayjob leaves little time for it...)

Received on 2010-03-09 10:59:58 CET

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