Re: Towards more collaboration between the academic world and the GNOME community

Remember this thread? Anybody kept working on a GNOME group focused on
What about moving the topic to ie marketing list with the objective of
creating a formal committe?

On 5/7/07, Carlos Garcia Campos <elkalmail yahoo es> wrote:
> El mié, 25-04-2007 a las 01:05 +0200, Vincent Untz escribió:
> > Hi,
> Hi,
> > As you probably know, there have been some research done in the acadamic
> > world related to GNOME in the past. However, from the GNOME point of
> > view, this is not something we've been good at, or at least, we could do
> > better. Like, keeping track of what has been done, pushing to get more
> > research related to GNOME done, getting useful contributions out of the
> > research projects used in GNOME, etc. We could even imagine the GNOME
> > Foundation being a partner in research projects in the future (we're not
> > ready for that now, of course).
> >
> > Some people within our community are active in the academic world, and
> > know quite well how these things work. We'd love those people to
> > participate in an effort to make the GNOME community more open to the
> > academic research. The goal is to create links with labs and research
> > teams, and hopefully be able to help define projects which will be
> > useful to GNOME.
> I work for GSyC/LibreSoft [1], a research group at Universidad Rey Juan
> Carlos in Spain mainly focused on libre software engineering. GNOME,
> both as a project and as a community, is present in a lot of our
> studies, mainly because in the group there are people already involved
> in the GNOME community like Alvaro del Castillo[2] and me[3].
> So, we are very interested in participating here, since we are already a
> link between GNOME and research world.
> > So, how do we make this happen? A few key people will be needed to lead
> > this effort. We'll create a mailing list, which will be used to discuss
> > how we can improve such collaborations, but which will also serve as an
> > entry point for researchers who want to work with GNOME. We'll need to
> > be open about proposals coming from researchers and as helpful as
> > possible. One of the first steps will also be to find people in
> > universities and labs who could be interested in collaborating with us.
> We are interested in collaborating.
> > GNOME resources are of course available to make all this happen: svn,
> > wiki, mailing lists, website, and many other things.
> >
> > Feedback is welcome, and volunteers will be cheered :-)
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Vincent
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> --
> Carlos Garcia Campos
>    elkalmail yahoo es
>    carlosgc gnome org
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