[Project_owners] SoC, mentoring

Axel Hecht axel at pike.org
Wed Jun 8 16:40:37 EDT 2005


Brian King wrote:
> Axel Hecht wrote:
> 
>> So I received interest in a Solid-project for google's summer of code.
>>
>> That leaves me with a bunch of questions:
>>
>> I'm not really feeling like handing the complete project out just yet. 
>> Is that an issue or not?
> 
> 
> I don't think building on top of existing code is disallowed, at least 
> it is not explicitly stated:
> http://code.google.com/summfaq.html
> 
>> Who would be the mentor? Would that end up on my lap? What would 
>> mozdev consider to be the deal?
>>
>> Does stuff like code review break the "only one guy can work on a 
>> project" scheme?
> 
> 
> David or I will be the primary mentors, but if an eclipse project is 
> chosen you can definitely be actively involved (if you like). Code 
> review is I am sure fine.

Cool.

> BTW, if there are students on this list, or you know anybody, that will 
> participate, you need to fill out this form:
> http://code.google.com/soc_application.html
> 
>> PS: newsgroups, please. I'm swinging back and forth wrt dropping 
>> project_owners, it has too much noise to read without digest, working 
>> off of the digest sucks.
> 
> 
> What's the problem? I can read the PO newsgroup fine.
> 

At least on solid, I lack newsgroup posts getting over to the mailing 
list, I had the same feeling with po. I'm a bit off the road, so I only 
cite the solid incident:

news://news.mozdev.org:119/d84gjr$1mo5$1@mozdev.mozdev.org did not show 
up on the mailing list, 
http://mozdev.org/pipermail/solid/2005-June/thread.html

Axel



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