Preparation of ideas pages for GSoC 2015 (deadline: 18th February!)
(Apologies for cross posting)
GSoC 2015 was
officially announced earlier this year. The applications for
mentoring organizations are now open and this year Hamish Bowman and
myself will be applying for OSGeo's participation.
deadline for mentoring organizations is the 20th of February, and
right after that, Google will proceed examining the organizations.
The showcase for evaluating the applications are the GSoC ideas pages
, and for this reason, they need to be in perfect shape. This
means that OSGeo teams are required to set up and shape their pages
this week, coordinating their teams through their dev mailing
lists. The pages will then linked to the main GSoC 2015 ideas page on
Please bear in mind
that there is no guarantee whatsoever of the acceptance by Google based on the success of previous years, but they will judge
the organizations only on the basis of ideas pages for 2015.
Please forward this
email to your project leaders and past GSoC mentors, and start
listing ideas right away!
Please cc soc list
with your doubts and questions.