[Haskell-cafe] Google Summer of Code 2012 Announced
creswick at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 23:52:51 CET 2012
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 12:54 PM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2. Advertise the projects on haskell-cafe, reddit, twitter, Google+
Does anyone know if the GSOC trac is in use this year? (or will be?).
I started advocating for an extension to cabal to specify Setup.hs
build dependencies last year, with this ticket:
I think the idea still has merit :) If anyone has comments, that
would be a great place to put them (to clarify anything I've
overlooked, point out shortcomings, suggest implementations, etc...).
> 3. Profit.
> * The students tend to not know what makes a good GSoC project and often aim
> for something too difficult, like writing a new project from scratch instead
> of contributing to an old one. Contributing to widely used libraries or
> infrastructure usually results in
> * a larger benefit for the community, and
> * the students sticking around.
> My guess is that the student tend to stick around after the project is done
> if they contribute to infrastructure projects, as they'll see their stuff
> get used and will get feature requests/bug reports that will make them
> continue working on the project.
> -- Johan
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Carol Smith <carols at google.com>
> Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 8:43 AM
> Subject: Google Summer of Code 2012 Announced
> To: Google Summer of Code Announce
> <google-summer-of-code-announce at googlegroups.com>
> Hi all,
> We're pleased to announce that Google Summer of Code will be happening
> for its eighth year this year. Please check out the blog post  about
> the program and read the FAQs  and Timeline  on Melange for
> more information.
> - http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2012/02/google-summer-of-code-2012-is-on.html
> - http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs
>  - http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2012
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