[Numpy-discussion] [Matplotlib-users] Google summer of Code 2009

Michael Droettboom mdroe@stsci....
Tue Mar 10 14:07:50 CDT 2009

Christopher Barker wrote:
> Michael Droettboom wrote:
>> The PSF will do the work of applying to Google -- we can encourage 
>> prospective students and mentors to apply through the PSF.
> hmmm -- I wonder if that is best -- it would put MPL projects in 
> competition with all other python projects.
> My first thought is that a SciPy application would be best -- with 
> SciPy, numpy, MPL, Sage, Cython, etc, it's plenty big, but would have a 
> bit more focus.
> As an example, wxPython has been a mentoring organization for the last 
> few years.
> Not that I'm volunteering to put together the application....
There's the kicker -- I believe (and I haven't been heavily involved in 
this, so correct me if I'm wrong) the due date for applications is this 
Friday.  I don't have time to do that either.  MPL tagged along with the 
PSF last year and it worked great (very low administrative overhead for 
us mentors), until it fell through for unrelated reasons.


Michael Droettboom
Science Software Branch
Operations and Engineering Division
Space Telescope Science Institute
Operated by AURA for NASA

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