Re: Git in Outreachy round 15?
On Sat, Sep 2, 2017 at 12:30 AM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The big questions on whether we can make this happen are:
> 1. Do we have mentor interest?
> I'm willing to mentor, but I'd like to hear whether other people
> are interested, as well. Either way I can take responsibility for
> the administrative bits.
I am willing to co-mentor, but I prefer not to take care of administrative bits.
> We could probably use some effort brushing up our project-ideas
> page. I've also considered whether it would make sense to do a
> "mixed bag" project where somebody works on multiple smaller
> projects, and we try to get them more involved in day-to-day
> project activities (after all, very few of us started working on
> Git with a dedicated 3-month project; people typically ease into it
> by fixing small problems, reviewing code, etc).
I agree that we should try "mixed bag" projects consisting in multiple
It would be very interesting to see if it provides better results.
> 2. Do we have the money (and want to spend it on this)?
> The Git project does have money to cover at least one intern.
> I'm looking into securing outside funding, so that we don't have to
> use project funds. If for whatever reason that doesn't happen, is
> this something we want to spend project money on?
> (My opinion is yes, but I'd like to hear what others in the
> community think).
My opinion is yes too.
Is there something like the GSoC Mentor Summit? I think this is an
interesting part of the GSoC and it could help motivate mentors if
there was something like that.
Thanks for taking care of this,