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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: [All] GSoC news?
Date Thu, 03 May 2018 12:56:06 GMT
On 03/05/18 13:15, Gilles wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2018 12:59:04 +0100, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 03/05/18 12:41, Gilles wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>> Should we worry that there is no email traffic about
>>> the GSoC proposals?
>> Did we have any GSoC proposals?
> Yes.[1]

No. Those are not proposals. Those are ideas / suggestions. A proposal
is something that a student formally submits, via Google, for the ASF to

>> Were any accepted?
> By whom?

ASF and Google.

> I have no idea about the formal process but understood (perhaps
> wrongly) that Apache as a whole had been accepted and that it
> was up to the "student" to connect with the relevant projects.
> That much seemed to have happened a few weeks ago.[2][3]

There is rather more to it than that. I suggest you read up on GSoC at
the ASF. Start here:
I recommend you read all the linked pages but especially this one:

>> I recall one mentor
>> request from Commons and I don't see that mentor listed as requesting to
>> mentor a proposal in the (internal only) master spreadsheet.
> Where is that spreadsheet?

Access details are on the private list to
which all prospective ASF GSoC mentors are required to subscribe. The
link was sent out several times including 9th April.


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