[OSGeo-Discuss] Google Summer of Code
lblake at ksninc.com
Tue Feb 20 12:32:51 PST 2007
Hmmmm. I would have to chew on that for a little bit.
Can you give me an idea of how much work would be involved?
I want to give a tentative yes, but I'm a little scared of over
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[mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Paul Ramsey
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Yes, but would be be willing to help out with *all* the administrative
tasks :) that is, to be the official Administrator.
Landon Blake wrote:
> I'd be willing to help out with some of the administrative tasks if
> OSGeo decided to take this on.
> The Sunburned Surveyor
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> Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> Howard Butler is already doing some legwork to identify projects, and
>> students around GDAL but it hadn't occured to me to utilize OSGeo as
>> mentoring organization. If the different projects come up with a
>> of projects a students is it likely to be disadvantagous to have them
>> come from one organizations (OSGeo) as opposed to spread out as
>> different organizations submitting requests?
> You will need a sponsoring organization regardless, and if your
> organization is not accepted, the whole procedure becomes moot. Most
> "unknown" sponsors got the minimum three students last time. OSGeo, as
> an umbrella, nonprofit, multi-project, organization would probably get
> quite a few more. My feeling is that on balance the community would be
> better served using OSGeo as an umbrella rather than trying to go
> individually. What is important is that a large number of top quality
> students do work in the community.
pramsey at refractions.net
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