[Members] XSF as a mentor in Summer of Code 2007?

Hal Rottenberg halr9000 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 06:28:01 CST 2007

I agree in principle, but let's have that be a goal rather than a
rule.  We can't predict what will be submitted.

On 2/28/07, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
> 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?
> /K
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> Kevin Smith
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