[OSM-dev] Google Summer of Code

Philipp Borgers borgers at mi.fu-berlin.de
Fri Mar 16 23:36:03 GMT 2012


Would it be possible that the students write some kind of regular
report, telling us about problems they solved, problems to solve etc.
Last time the traffic on the dev list was very low. Or is there a
mailing list I do not know?

Thank you for your great work!


On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 19:33 +0000, Graham Jones wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am pleased to announce that OSM has been accepted to participate in
> this year's Google Summer of Code programme
> (http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/google/gsoc2012/osm).
> Thanks to all of you who have contributed to our ideas page
> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/GSoC_Project_Ideas_2012), which
> supported the application.
> Over the next few weeks we can expect potential students to review the
> ideas page and contact us to seek clarification on ideas or guidance
> on how to develop them.
> Ian Dees has set a good example in responding to such requests
> positively, and with a steer that a good start is to learn a bit about
> mapping.
> I would be grateful if you would again review the ideas list and
> provide any clarifications that may help students in producing a
> project proposal from them.   
> I would also like to hear from anyone that would be prepared to act as
> a mentor on this year's programme.    
> I will do a bit more work on a wiki page that I have started on the
> process I propose to follow for this year's GSoC
> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code/Processes),
> and send another update email so you know what we will be doing.
> Thanks again for your support.
> Regards
> Graham.
> -- 
> Graham Jones
> Hartlepool, UK.
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