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

You seem to have a good list together by now. Should be good enough for the 

> On 23 Feb 2015, at 06:04, Karsten Wade <kwade@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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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. :)
> Cheers,
> - - 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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