GCI 2016

Nicholas Skaggs nicholas.skaggs at canonical.com
Mon Oct 10 17:40:11 UTC 2016

On 09/12/2016 12:02 PM, Nicholas Skaggs wrote:
> Hello everyone. I've been contacted by a few folks from last year 
> about helping and ramping up efforts this year. I've made a couple 
> updates to our wiki, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoogleCodeIn. I would 
> appreciate similar updates to the community.u.c site. wink wink Mr. 
> Callé?
> The contest itself has yet to be announced by Google. I expect that 
> will occur this month or early next with an application process 
> wrapping up by Halloween. I am sending this mail as a way of allowing 
> interested folks to speak up now and start planning, evangelizing, and 
> organizing for the code in. We had a great year last year, and 
> everyone involved should be proud. Still, as always, I think there are 
> some opportunities for us to make it easier on our mentors and admins. 
> So let's get the ball rolling. Who's interested in helping out this 
> year as a mentor? As an admin? What areas would you like to focus on? 
> Let's get hyped and start thinking about GCI!
> I would personally love to see another couple admins emerge to help 
> smooth things out this year and share the workload.
> Nicholas
Right on cue, Google has announced the 2016 contest: 
I would suggest reviewing our previous years tasks for those that went 
well and plan to do the same. We've saved the previous year's 
application (I think), so we should have a starting point on that as well.


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