GSOC 2014 is almost here - Volunteer mentors needed

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Sat Feb 8 08:51:49 UTC 2014

No one edited the wiki, no one except for the people that I personally
pushed volunteered.

I take this to mean that no one is actually interested in doing this.

Kinda disappointing - this could have brought us new contributors and
long wanted contributions.


On Sun, 2014-01-26 at 09:32 -0800, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-01-26 at 09:49 -0600, Kunda Loves Scribus wrote:
> > Hey all, 
> > 
> > 
> > It's almost time (Feb 3rd) for Projects to submit their proposals to
> > GSOC. There has been some work underway to clarify what could be
> > viable and interesting Subsurface projects for GSoC students to
> > contribute to. Check for those details
> > @
> I think this is a great idea. We have a number of bigger projects that
> we keep talking about but no one seems to really have to have the time
> to do them.
> Kunda and I have populated the list with a few ideas already...
> > Feel free to: vet, add ideas or add to pre-existing ones. Also we need
> > volunteers for mentoring. 
> Definitely. I have a few people I'm going to poke to volunteer, but the
> more people we have willing to mentor (or to be a backup mentor), the
> better.
> > In fact there are still some other requirements to satisfy for the
> > proposal. Such as who is interested in mentoring and other details.
> I added to the wiki since Kunda wrote this and started a section where
> we collect the answers to the questions that are being asked of
> organizations applying.
> I would really appreciate some help here from others.
> > You can connect with me about details and/or make changes to the wiki
> > directly. I have offered to help setup the process and do legwork to
> > get this off the ground, though at some point Dirk will take point on
> > officially admining Gsoc (if it happens). 
> Yep.
> Thanks for starting this, Kunda
> /D
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