We need your help for GSoC 2013

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sun Mar 24 23:10:51 UTC 2013

On Sunday, March 24, 2013 09:21:23 AM Dylan McCall wrote:
> We're going to be applying for Google Summer of Code (GSoC) this year. I'm
> sure many of you know the drill at this stage: it's an opportunity to grow
> Ubuntu's developer community, share knowledge with talented university
> students, make friends and get some really cool work done. We have a wiki
> page all about GSoC 2013 that explains the hows and whys in detail:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoogleSoC2013
> Since the last GSoC we participated in, Ubuntu has really found its own
> with several projects led by Canonical and by members of the community. As
> I see it, Unity, Juju, Ubuntu Touch and Mir are interesting projects that
> students would enjoy contributing to, and they are all projects that
> students would be best equipped to work on with Ubuntu as the mentoring
> organization. And, of course, there are many more where those came from! I
> already mentioned that there are many lovely benefits for the students and
> for Ubuntu, and I'll also point out that this is a way to really expand on
> the community-friendly nature of those projects. I think it would be
> amazing if we could make that happen.
> So, this is where you come in! Do you have an idea for a project that we
> could empower a student to work on over the summer? Are you interested in
> mentoring one of those talented and motivated students? Either way, you're
> welcome to add what you see fit to our list of ideas and mentors:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoogleSoC2013/Ideas.

If you want to communicate with the developers of Unity, Juju, Ubuntu Touch 
and Mir, you should probably find a mailing list where development of those 
projects is on topic.  Ubuntu-devel is for development of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux 
distribution, not upstream projects which each have their own lists, forums, 
IRC channels, etc.

Scott K

More information about the ubuntu-devel mailing list