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Re: [All] GSoC news?


Hi all,

Though I'm not having the GSoC recognition this year I would like to
contribute ASF at my best and I begin it from my proposed idea.
Hope you all will support me to achieve it.

Best Regards,
Gimhana.

On 4 May 2018 at 04:19, Gilles <gilles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
> One of the benefits of team work and being part of a "community"
> is that processes are supposedly more robust, even if not
> everyone does the right thing all the time.  Or so I thought.
>
> Gilles
>
>
> On Thu, 3 May 2018 18:39:12 +0100, Mark Thomas wrote:
>
>> On 03/05/18 15:42, Gilles wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, 3 May 2018 13:56:06 +0100, Mark Thomas wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 03/05/18 13:15, Gilles wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, 3 May 2018 12:59:04 +0100, Mark Thomas wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 03/05/18 12:41, Gilles wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Should we worry that there is no email traffic about
>>>>>>> the GSoC proposals?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Did we have any GSoC proposals?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes.[1]
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> No. Those are not proposals. Those are ideas / suggestions. A proposal
>>>> is something that a student formally submits, via Google, for the ASF to
>>>> consideration.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Such proposals ("Google docs") were submitted to this ML.
>>> I made comments.
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, there seemed to have been a misunderstanding
>>> about the process.
>>> At some point, I assumed that one official mentor for "Commons"
>>> (as "the" project) was fine; and that would have been Stian
>>> (AFAICT), assuming (and mentioning it in a post IIRC) that the
>>> community members here would help as they usually do (review,
>>> comment, commit, ...).
>>>
>>>
>>>> Were any accepted?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> By whom?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ASF and Google.
>>>>
>>>
>>> That wasn't at all clear: In exchanges which we've had here,
>>> the milestones were
>>>  1. Submit tasks with label "gsoc2018"
>>>  2. Apache was accepted
>>>  3. Students provided a plan and timetable
>>>
>>> Then ???
>>>
>>
>> The process was explained, with links to more detailed information, in
>> the emails that went out to all the PMC mailing lists.
>>
>> I have no idea about the formal process but understood (perhaps
>>>>> wrongly) that Apache as a whole had been accepted and that it
>>>>> was up to the "student" to connect with the relevant projects.
>>>>> That much seemed to have happened a few weeks ago.[2][3]
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> There is rather more to it than that. I suggest you read up on GSoC at
>>>> the ASF. Start here:
>>>> https://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
>>>> I recommend you read all the linked pages but especially this one:
>>>> https://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
>>>>
>>>
>>> Page is badly out-of-date.
>>>
>>
>> The reference to Harmony is dated although the general point stands even
>> though Harmony has been in the attic for some time.
>>
>> A couple of the links to Google needed updating. I've just done that.
>>
>> The key information was fine though.
>>
>> I recall one mentor
>>>>>> request from Commons and I don't see that mentor listed as
>>>>>> requesting to
>>>>>> mentor a proposal in the (internal only) master spreadsheet.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Where is that spreadsheet?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Access details are on the private mentors@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx list to
>>>> which all prospective ASF GSoC mentors are required to subscribe. The
>>>> link was sent out several times including 9th April.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I guess it's too late now:
>>>   https://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
>>>
>>
>> It is.
>>
>> Too bad that no coordination could exist between those who were
>>> willing to give time to the program and those who were aware of
>>> the administrative side of it.
>>>
>>> We receive tons of mostly useless email from JIRA.  One could have
>>> been a reminder that a submitter of "gsoc2018"-labelled tasks *must*
>>> register as an official mentor... :-/
>>>
>>
>> I saw at least two emails to the Commons private list reminding folks
>> that they needed to sign up to the relevant mailing lists or run the
>> risk of missing important information.
>>
>> As far as I can tell, the only person that formally signed up as a
>> potential mentor from Commons was Adam Soroka.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
>>> Apologies to Gimhana and Greg for the misunderstanding! :-(
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Gilles
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=labels%20%3D%20gsoc2018
>>>>> [2] https://markmail.org/message/bgw5xdzz24cdsssv
>>>>> [3] https://markmail.org/message/xnfaszgrkutd4mfe
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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