[jifty-devel] Google Summer of Code!

Ruslan Zakirov 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:
> Greetings!
>  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
>  http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?gsoc2008_mentors.
>  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.
>  Thanks!
>  Shawn M Moore,
>  for Best Practical
>  and
>  Mike Whitaker,
>  for Enlightened Perl Organisation
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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