We need your help for GSoC 2013

Thomas Voß thomas.voss at canonical.com
Mon Mar 25 07:15:09 UTC 2013

On 24.03.2013 17:21, 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.

Sounds good, I will take your request to the Mir mailing list (see



> 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.
> Thank you,
> Dylan McCall

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