[Server-devel] GSoC 2009?

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 16:48:58 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org> wrote:
> Sounds like a fine idea to me, Martin.  Assuming we are accepted again
> as a mentoring org, we should be eligible for more projects than last
> year.

Who handles that stuff (application as an org, etc)? Have we applied,
do we need to apply? IOWs, who do I hound?

> But do bear in mind that we may not get anyone interested in
> those projects; and that a successful GSoC internship is primarily
> about a good experience developing a meaningful product, and the
> interns are free to define how to tackle the problem they undertake.

For good or bad, I'm a veteran mentor of 2 GSoCs, I hope that some of
the subprojects I'm thinking of are compelling :-)

Most of this year I've been doing the unsexy, burdensome plumbing,
deferring the fun stuff. If GSoC'ers grab the fun stuff, more power to


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