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Re: [Xen-devel] GSoC ideas for Xen?

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On 02/19/2015 03:54 PM, Lars Kurth wrote:
>> Do you have anything that you would want to do in joint or
>> through CentOS GSoC efforts?
> We probably do, but don't have time to put this together in there
> next 24 hours. A bit of thought and word smithing is needed. There
> is nothing on our existing list that can be moved over.

No problem, I realized near the end that I hadn't directly reached out
to SIG leadership to see what they were thinking about, hence my
last-hour appeal. :)

> Is there any infrastructure stuff you could add: the issue I see is
> that you have an empty project list, which means as a mentoring org
> you have 0 chance of getting into GSoC. From my experience it is
> necessary to start the process for GSoC in December.

Agreed, and just like last year I forgot my experience here -- i.e.,
once you see the notice that GSoC 20** is "on", start working on it.
So the opening week snuck up on me. :)


- - Karsten

> Regards Lars
> On 19/02/2015 14:31, "Karsten Wade" <kwade@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/19/2015 01:58 PM, Lars Kurth wrote:
>>>> Adding the xen-devel list. Note that we are a long time 
>>>> participant of GSoC and OPW. Our project list is on 
>>>> wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/GSoC_2015
> Do you have anything that you would want to do in joint or through 
> CentOS GSoC efforts?
>>>> We are both at CollabSummit, which is why we have not
>>>> responded to KB's mail
> Gotcha, thanks. Yeah, I had to choose SCALE this year since they 
> conflicted.
> - Karsten
>>>> Lars ________________________________________ From: Karsten
>>>> Wade [kwade@xxxxxxxxxx] Sent: 19 February 2015 21:46 To: Lars
>>>> Kurth; dunlapg@xxxxxxxxx Subject: GSoC ideas for Xen?
>>>> George, Lars:
>>>> We're collecting ideas (over the next 24 hours) for work
>>>> that Google Summer of Code students can do via the CentOS
>>>> Project. In the past I've had good success with doing work
>>>> with GSoC students via the Fedora Project where the work
>>>> happens primarily in the upstream project, as long as it
>>>> lands back with the distro. We think the same can work for
>>>> CentOS SIGs.
>>>> For the Xen Project we're looking for items that might be
>>>> directly or indirectl related to work needed in your SIG. It
>>>> could be integration, packaging, or any other code-related
>>>> task.
>>>> Each idea needs to be associated with a mentor, but we can
>>>> be flexible about the final mentor assignment once we
>>>> (hopefully) get accepted to this year's GSoC.
>>>> You can see the template of what we need to fill out for
>>>> each idea.
>>>> http://wiki.centos.org/GSoC/2015/Ideas
>>>> Remember that these are tasks for e.g. computer science
>>>> students, and a part of the work for the mentor is simply
>>>> getting the student able to effectively contribute and
>>>> collaborate in an open community. This means you can take an
>>>> idea you might do over two months and split it in to 4 parts
>>>> for 4 different students, etc.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> - Karsten

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