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Re: [Xen-API] Getting into shape for GSOC 2013

Thanks for the reminder Lars.  I've added several Mirage-related projects under 
the XCP umbrella:

Further suggestions are welcome!


On 15 Nov 2012, at 14:12, Lars Kurth <lars.kurth@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> this is a gentle reminder to update 
> http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Xen_Development_Projects and to start thinking about 
> projects that are suitable for GSoC. The template to add items to the project 
> page is below...
> {{project
> |Project=Project description
> |Date=date of insert
> |Contact=Owner name
> |Desc=Description of
> |GSoC=Yes or No, or any other GSoC related comment
> }}
> In 2012, we didn't make it into GSoC because we didn't have a good enough 
> project list. We need to have a list of about 10 good project proposals for 
> GSoC and present these nicely. It would be a real shame, if we didn't make it 
> in 2013, in particular with some of the exciting work which is going on at 
> the moment.
> In 2011, when we made it our project list was at 
> http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Archived/GSoc_2011_Ideas ... Google has raised the 
> bar, so we need to have
> a) Really good descriptions for our GSoC projects
> b) Pre-assign mentors to each project
> c) Ideally I would like to add biography and interest section for all our 
> mentors. I can create a wiki template for mentors if it helps
> All this needs to be in place when we apply for GSoC as a mentoring 
> organisation. The application deadline is likely in early February 2013, so 
> starting on this now should leave us in good shape! If we get a good list of 
> projects together this year, we can tidy it up, iterate and improve in 
> January!
> Best Regards
> Lars
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