[Seaside] Re: URGENT: Google Summer of Code 2007 - Help needed
gilesb at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 01:38:17 UTC 2007
For what it's worth, there's an OCaml "summer of code" being organized
by a financial company which uses OCaml extensively. If Squeak was
rejected for not being "mainstream" enough, it sounds like there's a
On 2/23/07, Yann Monclair <yann at monclair.info> wrote:
> Hi Giovanni,
> IIRC last year we tried to apply to Google's Summer of Code. I think Stephane
> Ducasse was involved too. We weren't accepted either as ESUG or SqF,
> not being
> I think that was one of the reasons to push forward SummerTalk.
> I think Google SoC is a great initiative, but unfortunately, I don't think
> Google will accept Smalltalk projects this year again... I would love to be
> proven wrong!
> What I would rather propose, is to build up a great SummerTalk, making great
> stuff with motivated students and mentors :) I was part of the first batch of
> SummerTalkers in 2006, and I really enjoyed the experience. My mentor was one
> of my teachers in University, Bernard Pottier, who is a long time Smalltalker.
> If we build up to a good SummerTalk event each year, then we will stand more
> chances to enter google SoC, or maybe we will not even want to get in :)
> I would rather encourage people to offer projects and mentorship (and
> if you want to), to ESUG's SummerTalk :)
> my 2 pence,
> Quoting Giovanni Corriga <giovanni at corriga.net>:
> > Hi all
> > Google has recently announced the third edition of its Summer of Code
> > program.
> > In this program Google provides funding to students to work on open
> > source projects.
> > I think Squeak could benefit, both technically and in advertisements,
> > from partecipating in such a program.
> > Unfortunately, the deadlines are pretty tight:
> > - March 12th for Squeak to apply as a mentoring organization
> > - March 24th for students to apply as developers for the program.
> > I'm trying to have Squeak apply to the program. So if anyone would like
> > to partecipate to this effort, either as a mentor, or as student
> > developer, or just to provide ideas and suggestions, please contact me
> > ASAP at my personal email.
> > Ciao,
> > Giovanni
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