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Re: Google Summer of Code 2012: Call for projects and mentors

From: c.
Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code 2012: Call for projects and mentors
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:43:58 +0100

Maybe there is some improvement to the Octave-Forge infrastructure 
you could propose? 

On 14 Feb 2012, at 23:15, Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso wrote:

> As part of our application for Google Summer of Code 2012 application,
> we ought to create a good-looking suggestion page for students that
> says what projects are good for students and who might mentor them:
> I am hoping enough people are interested in (1) proposing students
> projects and (2) *mentoring* them. The time commitment for mentoring
> isn't huge. Perhaps 5 hours a week on average, 10 hours at most. Last
> year the mentoring workload was distributed in the maintainers'
> mailing list, and there's no reason why this can't happen again. So
> please don't be shy about offering mentorship. Unlike student work,
> mentoring is unpaid, so naturally we can't demand a fulltime com
> Note that I think we should also consider Octave-Forge projects.
> Please add Octave-Forge projects to the wiki as you deem appropriate.
> If you are interested in mentoring, please write your name in the
> appopriate location in the ideas page of the wiki.
> Also, feel free to mercilessly edit the application page. I am
> currently looking for a backup organisation administrator. Of course I
> volunteer to do this right now, and I don't foresee needing a backup,
> but this is what an administrator does:
> I think the Ocave community could benefit a lot from GSoC. Please
> consider helping with this effort.
> - Jordi G. H.
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