phillip at communitybandwidth
Mar 10, 2009, 11:32 AM
Post #2 of 3
Just a quick follow-up to note that we currently have the following
Re: Google Summer of Code: Mentors Needed. Deadline is tomorrow.
[In reply to]
mentors that I'll be submitting with our GSOC application this week:
Greg Heo - SOAP or AJAX/Prototype/Scriptaculous projects
Matt Rolf - General support
Alex Krohn - General support
Darren Duncan - port Bricolage to run over the Muldis Rosetta ORDBMS
David Wheeler will be our backup project administrator and general
I'm aiming to send out a draft projects list this afternoon (fingers
crossed). If anyone else is interested in mentoring, please do let me
On 5-Mar-09, at 1:25 PM, Phillip Smith wrote:
> Hi ho,
> I'm going to get underway with Bricolage's GSOC 2009 application.
> One of the first orders of business, along with project ideas, is
> mentors. I have no idea how much (or little) work being a mentor is:
> but -- if you think of it like being a "big brother" -- it will
> surely have some karmic payoff. And, hey!, it helps the Bricolage
> project out.
> Here's what the GSOC site has to say:
> "11. How much time is required to participate as a mentor in Google
> Summer of Code?
> While the answer to this question will vary widely depending on the
> number of students a mentor works with, the difficulty of the
> proposals and the skill level of the students, most mentors have let
> us know that they underestimated the amount of time they would need
> to invest in GSoC. Five hours per student per week is a reasonable
> estimate. "
> So, can you let me know by the end of the week (tomorrow) if you're
> able and willing to have your name on the application? If so, I'll
> need your Google (Gmail?) account information.
> Remember: Google will provide a stipend of 5000 USD per accepted
> student developer, of which 4500 USD goes to the student and 500 USD
> goes to the mentoring organization. This is a *great* opportunity to
> bring some new / fresh energy into the Bricolage community and for
> them to focus on Bricolage exclusively for the summer.
> Not to put the pressure on or anything, but -- cough -- Alex /
> Gossamer Threads? Brett or Greg / Pectopah? Matt / Denison? Charlie
> or Adam / New Internationalist? Paul or Simon / Digital Craftsmen?
> Chris / PCC? Steffen / webit.de? Guido / buelskaemper.com? Brad
> Harder? (Apologies to those whose arm I'm forgetting to twist!)
> This is our year folks: Bricolage 2.0 on the horizon. :-)
> Let me know by end of day tomorrow, if you would. Applications are
> due next week.
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