[Sugar-devel] GSoC is for coding projects
samsongoddy at sugarlabs.org
Wed Feb 14 18:29:52 EST 2018
Forgive my wrong use of English, my autocorrect and auto suggest keyboard
features is affecting me 😂.
Mailing from my mobile phone
On Feb 15, 2018 12:27 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongoddy at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2018 11:39 PM, "James Cameron" <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> Four more tasks should be struck out; these would be very helpful to
> Sugar Labs, but are non-programming; content creation or aggregation;
> - Making a marketing animated website page of Sugar Labs,
> - Sugar Labs Social,
> Hello James,
> "Sugar Labs Social" is very familiar to last year project "Redesign
> www-sugarlabs" but with a focuse. I have been receiving some feedbacks from
> members / newcomers about Sugar Labs having a place contributors could
> write documentation about new features and things around Sugar Labs
> something planet.sugarlabs.org was supposed to do.
> Since just migrating planet.sugarlabs.org to use medium.com API is too
> simple to be judge as a Gsoc project. So I decided to merge with with a
> platform with almost the same features with http://scratched.gse.harvard.
> edu does for the Scratch community.
> The Educational team need this project, so i quickly merged list if ideas
> to one project to make it Gsoc worthy.
> A place for educators and parents to hangout share lessons plans. Also a
> place where users can write about Sugar Labs using Medium like platform.
> So I am beginning to lose the understanding of what is "Gsoc" worthy
> project should look like. Because this is a programming project.
> I can't speak for other tasks because I am not it creators. But I see
> almost every task their worthy of Gsoc. The reason for Gsoc is to introduce
> students to Open Source world. I saw Lionel questions to the Gsoc list, I
> saw the reply and I fully understand what they meant.
> - Making a Beginner Guide,
> - Migration of wiki activity pages to git,
> Rather than strike them out, an alternative is to rephrase them as
> _only_ the programming task they contain. For migration of Wiki
> activity pages to GitHub, this could be "write a program to migrate
> the pages that will be tested extensively and then used only once."
> I'd make these changes myself for tasks I'm mentoring, but I'm not
> mentoring any tasks. I'll place that responsibility on the mentors;
> - Making a marketing animated website page of Sugar Labs; Samson,
> Hrishi, and Jaskirat.
> - Sugar Labs Social; Shivang, Hrishi, Samson, and Jaskirat,
> - Making a Beginner Guide; Samson, Shivang, Rishabh, Hrishi, Walter
> and Jaskirat.
> - Migration of wiki activity pages to git; "Activity team", which
> means nobody specific?
> +CC these; as I'm not sure if they are on sugar-devel@
> -CC slobs@
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