Ideas for Google Summer of Code 2012
- From: Christophe Fergeau <cfergeau gmail com>
- To: GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, devel-announce-list gnome org, foundation-list <foundation-list gnome org>, soc-mentors-list gnome org
- Subject: Ideas for Google Summer of Code 2012
- Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 20:07:44 +0100
Hiya GNOME lovers!
It's that time of the year again: Google's Summer of Code is
approaching. We are in the midst of preparing it all  but we need
your help by submitting great project ideas. Student proposals will
start to roll in on March 26, but we'd like to make sure there are
plenty of projects from them to choose from and have mentors ready to
volunteer their time. Bonus point if you add ideas this week as it
makes it easier for us to write the Summer of Code application for
So what should you do? Please visit  and enter your project ideas
under the "Ideas" section. A committee will be formed up
later to triage the ideas prior to the opening of the proposal period.
If you would like to volunteer your time to mentor but don't have a
project idea, surf over and claim one. Mentoring is an awesome way to
get more involved with the community and introduce someone to it.
If you would like to throw your hat in the ring for the triaging or
selection committees and other GSoC related tasks, pop on over to
#soc-admin, join the soc-mentors-list and let one of the
administrators for the program know you want to be involved in making
This year's administrators team hasn't been formed yet, so if you want
to be part of it, by all means, volunteer!
The GNOME Google Summer of Code Administrators
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