[Gsoc] [Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs in GSoC (Fwd: Congratulations!)

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 17:09:10 EDT 2009

Great news!

just a little detail, "http://sugarlabs.org" is deprecated, we are
"www.sugarlabs.org" in marketing materials or
"http://www.sugarlabs.org" in webforms profiles etc. instead



2009/3/18 Jameson Quinn <jameson.quinn at gmail.com>:
> Sugar Labs has been accepted into Google Summer of Code 2009. Yay! Now we
> have work to do. Remember: the more students apply to our program, the
> better our chances of getting more actual slots assigned, so both publicity
> and making a good impression count. Go ahead, blog it, tweet it, tell your
> friends.
> -We can expect most of those students to check out at least the pages linked
> to directly by our organization profile. That is: http://sugarlabs.org/ ,
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Summer_of_Code/Student_application_template ,
> and http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/DevelopmentTeam/ProjectIdeas . Go look at
> those pages, pretending you're a GSoC student who's never heard of Sugar
> Labs. Do they answer your questions?
> -We need to be ready to answer student questions on IRC, sugar-devel, and
> iaep.
> -If you would like to be a mentor, we can still add mentors. Please sign up.
> -If you are already signed up as a mentor, please set up your profile on
> http://socghop.appspot.com/ and then privately email your link_id to walter
> bender, mel chua, and(or) me.
> -Random answers: right now we have 11 mentors signed up; OLPC did not get in
> :( ; new organizations are usually limited to 2 slots but it is all
> discretionary by LH and other GSoC admins, and she is very reasonable, so I
> suspect we may "inherit" OLPC's history; otherwise, slots are generally
> proportional to student applications (more FAQ on slot allocations); list of
> accepted orgs; timeline : student applications from March 23 through April
> 3, then we madly decide, then acceptances are announced April 15th.
> Hooray!
> Jameson
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: <socghop.noreply at gmail.com>
> Date: Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 11:48 AM
> Subject: Congratulations!
> To: jameson.quinn at gmail.com
> Hi Jameson Quinn,
> Your "Sugar Labs (a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy)"
> organization application for Google Summer of Code 2009 has been accepted.
> ...
> For full instructions on how to create a home page and best practices for
> creating it, please see our User's Guide at
> http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/program/google/gsoc2009/userguide
> It is worth taking a look at the in-depth documentation for tips even if you
> are familiar with the program or a past participant.
> You will now also be able to review and accept mentor applications for your
> organization.
> Congratulations! We look forward to having you with us for Google Summer of
> Code 2009.
> Best regards,
> Google Open Source Programs
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