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Re: Google Summer of Code-2012


I think the wiki idea is awesome. I will put in my proposals by
tonight/tomorrow morning. 


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Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2012 1:17 PM
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Subject: Re: [Openstack] Google Summer of Code-2012

Russell Bryant wrote:
> On 02/09/2012 03:33 PM, Michael Still wrote:
>> On 10/02/12 02:59, Armaan wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> Google has announced Google Summer of Code -2012, /Google Summer of
>>> Code/ is a global program that offers student developers stipends to
>>> write code for various open source software projects. More info is
>>> available here http://code.google.com/soc/. I wanted to know if
there is
>>> any possibility of Openstack participating in /Google Summer of
>> I'd be happy to mentor as well, although it sounds like there is no
>> shortage of mentors.
> The more the merrier, I would say (as long as they are qualified to be
> mentor).  Should there be criteria for who can officially mentor a
> student?  Core reviewers?

Volunteering as a mentor is just one part of the equation. You also need
to come up with subjects... which is usually trickier :)

You should start a wiki page to collect mentors and the subjects they
propose... and based on how many we get, see if our application is

Thierry Carrez (ttx)
Release Manager, OpenStack

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