[Pdx-pm] Fwd: Google Summer of Code: Students and Members needed

Jonathan "Duke" Leto jonathan at leto.net
Sun Mar 27 11:31:16 PDT 2011


If anybody would like to talk about GSoC stuff, just send me an email
or grab me at the next meeting.

I am willing to give a short lightning talk at the next meeting about GSoC, too.


On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 11:19 PM, The Dread Parrot <enobacon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> The student applications for this year's summer of code are due April
> 8th.  If you know a college student who could spend the summer writing
> Perl, now is the time to tell them about Google Summer of Code.
>  http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2011/tpf
> Notably, this is the first year that Parrot Foundation is a mentor
> organization, so perhaps there will be many more Parrot projects this
> year (work specific to Perl 6 still falls under TPF.)
>  http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2011/parrot
> --Eric
> ----------  Forwarded Message:  ----------
> Subject: Google Summer of Code: Students and Members needed
> Date: Monday 21 March 2011 05:16
> From: Mark Keating <m.keating at shadowcat.co.uk>
> Hi All,
> As you all know the Google Summer of Code gives students the chance to
> involve themselves with an open source project and this year the
>  efforts on behalf of The Perl Foundation (TPF) are being run by
>  Florian Ragwitz (Rafl).
> The first stage of this process (the accepting of the mentoring
> organisation) has passed and the TPF have been accepted. You can now
> visit http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2011/tpf to view
> more details.
> I am now asking for your help in spreading the message about the TPF
>  and in looking for students to join in with this year's event. If you
>  could pass this message on to any mailing list you are on, or share it
>  with appropriate locations so that we can make this year the most
>  successful year for Perl ever it would be much appreciated.
> The main site for the Google Summer of Code is:
> http://www.google-melange.com/, a timeline for participation can be
> found at
> http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2011/timeline.
> As you can see the student participation period opens on
>  28th March, so we have just one week to get the word around.
> Some prospective project ideas for this year can be found at:
> http://epo.means.no/gsoc2011/ideas, though i must stress that a student
> can suggest any idea they wish to the mentoring org.
> If anyone wishes to join in and be a mentor for this year then please
> contact Rafl a.s.a.p.
> Thanks
> -Mark
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Jonathan "Duke" Leto
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