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

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On 02/24/2015 06:34 AM, Lars Kurth wrote:
> You seem to have a good list together by now. Should be good enough
> for the application.

Thanks, yeah, I really like the ideas, and a nice list of mentors.
We've got some good stuff in there that should help the wider
ecosystem, which I always prefer over things that just help the
project itself.

- - Karsten

> Regards Lars
>> On 23 Feb 2015, at 06:04, Karsten Wade <kwade@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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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