[jifty-devel] Google Summer of Code!
ruz at bestpractical.com
Thu Mar 27 13:31:49 EDT 2008
The application deadline is Monday, but if you haven't gone through a
couple rounds of feedback by then you probably won't succeed. Last
minute applications don't work.
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 3:24 AM, Shawn M Moore <sartak at bestpractical.com> wrote:
> The application process for Google Summer of Code 2008 -
> (http://code.google.com/soc/2008/) - has started. For those who don't
> know, this is a Google-sponsored project that pays student developers to
> work on Open Source projects.
> We're excited about Jifty being a possible Summer of Code project, under
> the umbrella of the new Enlightened Perl Organisation
> (http://www.enlightenedperl.org/). Enlightened Perl's aims are to
> promote the use of Perl as a high-level, enterprise-grade solution, and
> to collect and distribute funding and support for modules and
> applications that further such a use of Perl. In conjunction with the
> Perl Foundation, Enlightened Perl is currently serving as a mentoring
> organization for Catalyst, Jifty, DBIx::Class, RT, svk and Moose, and
> potentially many more.
> The Enlightened Perl coordinator for GSoC2008 is Mike Whitaker (IRC:
> Penfold on irc.perl.org, Email: epo at altrion.org).
> We need:
> Suggestions for projects: please add these to the Enlightened Perl
> section on
> http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?gsoc2008_projects. Not all
> students will want to take on a suggested project - some will propose a
> project of their own (and frequently have a lot of success doing so).
> The GSoC schedule allocates roughly 2 1/2 months of development time to
> individual projects. What ponies do we not yet have in Jifty? :)
> Volunteers for people to act as mentors (either for a specific project
> or in general). This will require a certain time commitment - you will
> be expected to be in touch with both your student and the Enlightened
> Perl coordinator for a couple of short Agile-style 'standup' meetings
> every working day. If you're willing, please add yourself to
> If you want more information, feel free to ask on IRC (#soc or #epo on
> irc.perl.org, or #jifty on irc.freenode.org) and/or check the GSoC and
> EP websites, or respond to this mail.
> Shawn M Moore,
> for Best Practical
> Mike Whitaker,
> for Enlightened Perl Organisation
> jifty-devel mailing list
> jifty-devel at lists.jifty.org
Best regards, Ruslan.
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