[PerlChina] [Fwd: [pm_groups] Summer of Perl -- call for studentproposals]

Fayland Lam fayland at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 02:02:39 PDT 2008

ximiff wrote:
> is Fayland Lam the mentor of the SoP?

no, 不够资格。:)

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> ximiff
> 2008-03-18
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> *发件人:* Fayland Lam
> *发送时间:* 2008-03-18 16:54:41
> *收件人:* china-pm at pm.org
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> *主题:* [PerlChina] [Fwd: [pm_groups] Summer of Perl -- call for
> studentproposals]
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [pm_groups] Summer of Perl -- call for student proposals
> Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 00:55:24 -0700
> From: Eric Wilhelm <scratchcomputing at gmail.com >
> To: PM Groups <pm_groups at pm.org >
> Hi all, Please forward this to your groups. (Also feel free to break
> into a discussion as to whether or how students are involved in the
> perl community, what we can do to connect with more universities and
> etc.)
> The Perl Foundation is participating in Google's 2008 Summer of Code(tm)
> and we have a lot of capable, willing mentors looking forward to working
> with some talented, driven students. So, we would like you to help
> find those students (and quickly -- the students must apply before
> March 24th.)
> This is a rare opportunity for students to get a chance to get a paid
> summer of hacking on exciting projects like Parrot, Perl 6, Moose,
> Jifty, SVK, Catalyst, or their very own Perl modules or applications.
> It also brings new talent into the community and gives the student a
> hefty "real world" experience with a knowledgable mentor. Further,
> employers love to see this sort of demonstration of teamwork, handling
> deadlines, communication skills, resourcefulness and etc.
> We're looking for promising students who are interested in open source
> (or maybe you know someone who *should* be interested in open source.)
> Knowledge of Perl is optional if the project is Parrot-related. The
> student doesn't need to be an expert in the problem domain (after all,
> learning is part of the process), but should bring a big pile of
> creativity, problem-solving skills, and determination.
> Students should review the page of suggested projects, but are
> encouraged to bring their own proposals (those are often the best.)
> The most important first step is getting in touch with the community
> and discussing their project idea with potential mentors.
> http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?gsoc2008_projects
> Additional information and links can be found here.
> http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?gsoc2008
> Google has posted some flyers if you happen to have a university
> bulletin board or hallway handy:
> http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/GsocFlyers
> Additional info:
> http://code.google.com/soc/2008/
> http://code.google.com/soc/2008/faqs.html
> (Note that google has particular requirements to do with the fact that
> they are paying the students. The student must be able to show their
> eligibility regarding enrollment and employability.)
> Remember, the Perl community draws talent from many fields, so if you
> came to Perl from a non-computer-science major and still have contacts
> in that department from your university, it is probably worth
> mentioning to them.
> Thanks,
> Eric
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