[SoC] Google Summer of Code 2010 begins

Jorge Arevalo jorgearevalo at gis4free.org
Mon Apr 26 17:51:57 EDT 2010

I've not been accepted this year, but I'd like to thank Wolf and the
rest of the admin for their excellent work. For the students: good
luck, and work hard. It really worths.

I'm going to work in my project, anyway, so, I'll be on the list :-)


On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:34 PM, Stephen Woodbridge
<woodbri at swoodbridge.com> wrote:
> Thank you! Wolf and the rest of the admin team.
> Now the work for us begins ;)
> -Steve
> Wolf Bergenheim wrote:
>> Hello,
>> first of all we at OSGeo would like to to thank all students who
>> applied this year! THANK YOU :D
>> Then congratulations are in order for the 10 students selected to
>> participate in the program. Well done and welcome to the community!
>> We'd wanted to take more students but unfortunately that isn't
>> possible. For those of you who didn't get a selected we'd like to
>> invite you to participate in the summer anyway. If you let us know
>> that you intend to work on your project we're more than pleased to
>> help you out! Even if you won't get the Google stipend you will get
>> lots of experience and some very good contacts for the future. I, and
>> (I'm sure other mentors as well) would be happy to write letters of
>> recommendation to any student who complete their work, with or without
>> a Google sponsored contract.
>> If you do it without a slot you will have more freedom, but a plan is
>> still a very good idea since it will help you finish.
>> If you are curious to see what projects OSGeo is doing this year, go
>> over to our home page in Melange[1] and have a look. The project plans
>> will be detailed and wiki pages will be set up for the students within
>> the near future, but the accepted project abstracts should be publicly
>> visible.
>> Thank you again, all students who applied and thank you to mentors for
>> evaluating over 50 good proposals and selecting the top 10 slots.
>> I will be sending further instructions to students and mentors later
>> this week, for now, relax, and get to know your Student/Mentor(s).
>> The summer is on!
>> Wolf Bergenheim,
>> OSGeo GSoC 2010 Administrator
>> [1] http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/org/home/google/gsoc2010/osgeo
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