Google Summer of Code 2012

Alex Hornung ahornung at
Sun Feb 5 23:01:02 PST 2012

I'll gladly mentor again.


On 6 Feb 2012, at 04:28, Justin Sherrill <justin at> wrote:

> Google Summer of Code for 2012 has been announced - it'd be nice for
> DragonFly to participate for the 5th (!) time.  I'll administrate
> again, unless someone else is hungry for it.
> This leads to the usual questions:
> 1: Who wants to mentor?  You have to be willing to spend April 23rd
> through August 24th helping a student, and some time before that
> looking at and ranking project proposals.  There's not much formal
> organization past "get the student moving".
> 2: Who wants to be a student?  Generally you qualify by being a
> college student.  You have to put in a decent amount of work; this is
> your summer job.
> 3: Who has project ideas?  This can be anyone.  We have an existing
> projects page, but more ideas that are suitable in scope for students
> are always welcome.
> (The existing
> general projects page)
> We can apply as an organization starting the 27th.  I need at least a
> couple people willing to mentor so that I know it's worth putting in
> the application.

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