[Members] XSF as a mentor in Summer of Code 2007?
kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Feb 28 04:54:18 CST 2007
On 20 Feb 2007, at 16:49, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> I think it may still be appropriate for the XSF to act as a
> mentoring organization for the many small open-source projects. We
> would do what we've always done: try to connect students with
> existing mentors in the community (e.g., if you want to work on a
> new Python component, connect you with people who know about Python
> +XMPP stuff). But it may also be appropriate for us to mentor few
> projects so that we can do a better job of it. But one thing I
> agree about: we need to get organized earlier and (IMHO) recruit
> some mentors ahead of time.
There was a bit of discussion about this at the weekend, particularly
about limiting the number of suggestions to a small number of
'official' projects which could most advance the state of Jabber,
only accepting other projects if they were exceptional - I quite like
this idea, but what do other people think?
Psi XMPP Client Project Leader (http://psi-im.org)
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