[gci-announce] Organization Applications now open for Google Code-in 2015

José Antonio Rey jose at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 9 18:41:12 UTC 2015


I'd say let's do this, and see what comes up. We'll never know if we don't
try, right? :)

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José Antonio Rey

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015, 13:39 Benjamin Kerensa <bkerensa at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think with deadline this week and not much effort put into an app the
> likelihood of approval is slim. The process is pretty competitive.
>
> Might be best to pass till next year and then you could even spend that
> time talking to previous Ubuntu GSoC mentors.
>
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 10:36 AM José Antonio Rey <jose at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>
>> Just as a quick reminder, deadline is on Wednesday. I believe all teams
>> will benefit from this project, since anyone needing a hand will be able to
>> register a task in the system. Also, we can get a new whole generation of
>> contributors, and even maybe find some new leaders in the project.
>>
>> I'd love to see this come to life, and if anyone from any team wants to
>> be a mentor or org admin if we get accepted, please let us know here!
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 9, 2015, 13:30 Nicholas Skaggs <nicholas.skaggs at canonical.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On 11/04/2015 02:23 PM, Benjamin Kerensa wrote:
>>> > The last attempt was by myself and Luke Faraone it wasn't so much a
>>> > lack of mentors but our application process was difficult to navigate
>>> > because we needed sign off from Canonical. We finally got it in and
>>> > Google declined is.
>>> >
>>> > We have had other non Google mentoring programs alongside Ubuntu that
>>> > worked like a The WOU and Purdue classes I mentored on Ubuntu Dev work.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, Elizabeth K. Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com
>>> > <mailto:lyz at ubuntu.com>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >     On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 1:46 PM, José Antonio Rey <jose at ubuntu.com
>>> >     <javascript:;>> wrote:
>>> >     > Hey everyone,
>>> >     >
>>> >     > I got this email today and believe this would be a great
>>> >     opportunity to get
>>> >     > fresh people in the community. What do you say?
>>> >
>>> >     I love these programs and think it would be great for Ubuntu get
>>> >     involved with one (whether it be a Code-in, or GSoC or Outreachy).
>>> But
>>> >     we've always struggled to find mentors and administrators for the
>>> >     program.
>>> >
>>> >     So I think the better question is:
>>> >
>>> >     Are there any volunteers who would like to run this? Two org admins
>>> >     are required.
>>> >
>>> >     --
>>> >     Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2
>>> >
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>>> > Benjamin Kerensa
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>>> I'll volunteer as well. I like the idea, and I'm happy to help as
>>> needed. I agree with Liz though. Many hands make light work, and the
>>> success of initiatives like this depend on having a few volunteers to
>>> help run it. Anyone else willing to put there name in to help make it
>>> happen?
>>>
>>>
>>> Nicholas
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