Brainstorm ML and Ubuntu's own summer of code?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 19:35:10 UTC 2008


I'm a student.  I'm interested.  That count?

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 12:29 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> 
> This sounds like a great idea, let us know if you get strong interest
> from students to participate, I'd be happy to mentor for Xorg oriented
> tasks.
> 
> Bryce
> 
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 09:17:28PM +0200, Nicolas Deschildre wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
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> > in Ubuntu Brainstorm]
> > 
> > Hardy is now out, and the UDS and FOSScamp are next. The ideas at the
> > Ubuntu Brainstorm website will, or will not be a great source of
> > inspiration during these events, we will see.
> > 
> > Meanwhile, if you are interested as an Ubuntu developer to discuss how
> > to make the website more efficient for you, to discuss its mechanism,
> > or if you are interested as a Brainstorm moderator to comment your
> > tools, please join the new Brainstorm Mailing list at
> > https://launchpad.net/~brainstorm-dev.
> > 
> > I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce an idea that I
> > see as a natural follow-up to the Brainstorm website: an event similar
> > to the Google Summer of Code, that would be launched every development
> > cycle. Basically the concept would be similar to GSoC except that the
> > motivation factor would not be money but the fact that the
> > contribution would be included in Ubuntu's next version (granted it is
> > completed on time). The event would cover Ubuntu "extensions", and
> > involves coding, but also packaging, documentation, i18n, .... A
> > proposed schedule would be: selection of tasks at the UDS, one month
> > for the "pupils" selection process, and the time remaining before
> > feature freeze to complete the tasks. Finally, to make potential
> > contributors benefit from it, the "pupils" would be asked to put
> > online a "report" where they would explain how they worked.
> > That's a rough idea yet that I'd like to discuss at the FOSScamp if
> > people are interested. Please comment :)
> > 
> > Nicolas
> > 
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