[Gsoc] Fwd: ...Submit [your GSoC] Proposals via the 2009 site *now*

Jameson Quinn jameson.quinn at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 17:12:48 EDT 2009

I'm forwarding this message from the administrator of Google Summer of Code
to encourage you to [tell your friends to] submit an application on
http://socghop.appspot.com NOW if you [or they] are planning to apply -
under Sugar Labs<http://socghop.appspot.com/org/show/google/gsoc2009/sugarlabs>or
any other
project <http://socghop.appspot.com/program/accepted_orgs/google/gsoc2009>.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: LH (Leslie Hawthorn) <lhospo at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 2:30 PM
Subject: ***Very Important***: Get Your Students to Submit their Proposals
via the 2009 site *now*
To: Google Summer of Code Mentors List <
google-summer-of-code-mentors-list at googlegroups.com>

Hello everyone,

Right now, we have about 2x the students registered on the site as we
do number of proposals submitted. No doubt some of these student
registrations are "spam" from folks who won't be submitting proposals.
However, I am also hearing things like "We have six applications
submitted to the GSoC 2009 site but we're discussing another 20 or so
in our forums."

I realize that many organizations are working with students to refine
their proposal ideas on their mailing lists, wikis, etc. However, a
proposal on a wiki, mailing list, etc. does not constitute an actual
application for the program; the proposal must be submitted to the
GSoC 2009 site. While doing review and refinement outside of
http://socghop.appspot.com is a useful exercise, it doesn't allow us
to accurately gauge the number of student proposals we're receiving
for GSoC 2009.

Please help us get an accurate sense of how many proposals will be
submitted for GSoC 2009 by asking your students to submit their
proposals to the GSoC 2009 site *now*. They are welcome to link to the
wiki page, mailing list thread, forum topic, etc. where their
proposals are under discussion and refinement as part of the proposal
submission process.[0]

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