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From: Fields, Christopher J <cjfields <at> illinois.edu>
Subject: Re: bioperl in Google Summer of Code 2013
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.perl.bio.general
Date: Friday 15th February 2013 14:59:43 UTC (over 3 years ago)
On Feb 15, 2013, at 8:47 AM, Peter Cock  wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Hilmar Lapp  wrote:
>> I presume the OBF does as an umbrella organization on behalf of all Bio*
>> projects. If you fancy proposing a project idea or mentoring, now is not
a
>> bad time to think about that or looking for co-mentors.
>> 
>> -hilmar
> 
> Yes, the plan is that as in the last few years, the OBF will apply to
> GSoC and cover for BioPerl, BioJava, BioRuby, Biopython etc. At
> this stage the Bio* projects would be wise to start coming up with
> some good project ideas and experienced developers thinking about
> being a mentor. For potential students, getting involved in the
> community early is a good idea (e.g. bug reports, or better fixing
> existing bugs)
> 
> See also:
> http://lists.open-bio.org/mailman/listinfo/gsoc
> http://lists.open-bio.org/mailman/listinfo/gsoc-mentors
> 
> Peter

At the moment I'm not sure if Rob is heading this up or if the baton will
be passed on to someone else.  I can't take charge of writing up a proposal
at the moment but I can certainly help edit.

chris
 
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