[Numpy-discussion] Re: [SciPy-dev] Google Summer of Code

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 22:22:03 CDT 2006


[Cross-posted because this is partially an announcement. Continuing discussion
should go to only one list, please.]

Antonio Arauzo Azofra wrote:
> Google Summer of Code
> http://code.google.com/soc/
> 
> Have you considered participating as a Mentoring organization? Offering 
> any project about Scipy?

I'm not sure which "you" you are referring to here, but yes! Unfortunately, it
was a bit late in the process to be applying as a mentoring organization. Google
started consolidating mentoring organizations. However, I and several others at
Enthought are volunteering to mentor through the PSF. I encourage others on
these lists to do the same or to apply as students, whichever is appropriate.
We'll be happy to provide SVN workspace for numpy and scipy SoC projects.

I've added one fairly general scipy entry to the python.org Wiki page listing
project ideas:

  http://wiki.python.org/moin/SummerOfCode

If you have more specific ideas, please add them to the Wiki.

Potential mentors: Neal Norwitz is coordinating PSF mentors this year and has
asked that those he or Guido does not know personally to give personal
references. If you've been active on this list, I'm sure we can play the "Two
Degrees of Separation From Guido Game" and get you a reference from someone else
here.

-- 
Robert Kern
robert.kern at gmail.com

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco




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