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Re: [libvirt] Google Summer of Code 2011



On Sun, 30 Jan 2011 16:06:20 +0100
Alexander Graf <agraf suse de> wrote:

> 
> On 28.01.2011, at 21:10, Luiz Capitulino wrote:
> 
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > GSoC 2011 has been announced[1]. As we were pretty successful last year,
> > I think we should participate again. I've already created a wiki page:
> > 
> > http://wiki.qemu.org/Google_Summer_of_Code_2011
> > 
> > We should now populate it with projects and people willing to be mentors
> > should say so (or just add a project)[2].
> > 
> > Also, I'd like to do something different this year, I'd like to invite
> > libvirt people to join. There are two ways of doing this:
> > 
> > 1. They join in the program as a regular mentoring organization, or
> > 
> > 2. They join with QEMU
> > 
> > The second option means that libvirt can suggest and run its own projects
> > (preferably with QEMU relevance), but from a GSoC perspective, the project
> > will be part of the QEMU org.
> 
> Keep in mind that every full org gets a free trip to the west coast for 2 people ;). So splitting up means we could almost do a mini-summit at the google campus on google's expenses ;).

Actually, they have a limited budget and if you live too far (say, in Brazil),
the trip might not be 100% free :)

> Please coordinate that with Carol. Apparently traction for GSOC is declining (according to last year's summit). So there might be plenty of available slots this year. So I'd say sign up separately for now and if you don't get accepted, just join forces with us!

Yes, that's a good plan and I fully agree that we get more benefits if we
apply separately. It's a call to libvirt's people.


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