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From: "Alexey Zaytsev" <alexey.zaytsev@gmail.com>
To: "Pekka Enberg" <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Cc: "Linus Torvalds" <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Linux kernel mailing list" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Ingo Molnar" <mingo@elte.hu>,
	"Vegard Nossum" <vegard.nossum@gmail.com>,
	"Rik van Riel" <riel@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: Google's Summer of Code?
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 23:05:34 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f19298770803041205i21a0c6d2mdf712b52cb00cfd5@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <84144f020803041155k222c13ecu13c8c9534ced87e5@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 10:55 PM, Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> wrote:
> Hi Linus,
>
>
>  On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>  >  > Are there any plans to send an application of Linux kernel as a mentor
>  >  > organization for Google's Summer of Code this year? I think there are
>  >  > probably a lot of students interested in hacking on the kernel. And
>  >  > no, I am not volunteering to send that application but I would be
>  >  > interested in being a mentor.
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 9:35 PM, Linus Torvalds
>  <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>  >  We haven't done it before (afaik), and I don't think we've had anybody
>  >  sign up to suggest a project and mentor it. It's probably worth talking to
>  >  people in other projects that have done the gsoc thing before.
>  >
>  >  And no, I'm not going to do that "mentor organization" application thing
>  >  either, but there's bound to be *somebody* who wants to do it. Maybe it
>  >  could even be done as part of the Linux-foundation drive (currently LSB
>  >  and OpenPrinting, no kernel projects). See
>  >
>  >         https://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Google_Summer_of_Code
>  >
>  >  and maybe we can add a kernel thing to there.
>
>  Well, to that particular someone out there, please let me know where
>  to sign up as a mentor. I am also wondering if such a high profile
>  project as the kernel can get away with not having a "project ideas"
>  list which would make things real easy for the administrator(s)...
>
>                                  Pekka
>

Maybe the Kernelnewbies should stand up as the mentoring organisation?

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-04 20:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-04 18:45 Pekka Enberg
2008-03-04 19:35 ` Linus Torvalds
2008-03-04 19:55   ` Pekka Enberg
2008-03-04 20:05     ` Alexey Zaytsev [this message]
2008-03-04 20:23       ` Rik van Riel
2008-03-05 13:57         ` Giacomo A. Catenazzi
2008-03-05 15:38           ` Romano Giannetti
2008-03-06  8:36         ` Pekka Enberg
2008-03-04 20:13     ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-04 20:38       ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-05  2:01         ` text processing (Re: Google's Summer of Code?) Oleg Verych
2008-03-04 21:44       ` kernelprojects::menuconfig [was:Re: Google's Summer of Code?] Jan Engelhardt
2008-03-05  6:09         ` Willy Tarreau
2008-03-04 20:51 ` Google's Summer of Code? Avi Kivity
2008-03-04 21:11 Casey Schaufler
2008-03-05  7:41 ` Avi Kivity

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