Fields, Christopher J | 15 Feb 15:59 2013

Re: bioperl in Google Summer of Code 2013

On Feb 15, 2013, at 8:47 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock <at>> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Hilmar Lapp <hlapp <at>> 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:
> 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.