Hilmar Lapp | 3 Mar 18:53 2013
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GSoC 2013 is ON

Forwarding on behalf of Pjotr Prins, who just volunteered to serve as OBF's GSoC admin for this year.

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Game on! GSoC 2013 is ON. I am running with the OBF project
administration this year for the Google Summer of code (GSoC). 
First and foremost I want to thank Robert Buels and others for making
OBF/GSoC a success in the previous three years! This year, Robert, Chris
Fields and Hilmar Lapp will act as backup administrators.

The deadline for the OBF application for GSoC2013 as a mentoring
organisation is Friday March 29! See

 http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2013

Similar to previous years, each Bio* project needs to update and add project
ideas on the project's individual OBF wiki page and create links from the main
OBF page at

 http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code

(we will update the main information on that page soon).

So, for each of the OBF projects that wants to do GSoC again this
year:

1. Update the list of project ideas on your project's GSoC page (BioPython,
  BioPerl, BioRuby, etc). Add new ones, remove ones that have already been done
  or no longer relevant, etc. For an example see

    http://bioruby.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code

2. Update the final list of project ideas on the main OBF GSoC page
  to match.

    http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code

3. Register with gsoc <at> lists.open-bio.org

4. Announce it on that list when you are ready :)

Anyone can submit a project idea! Former GSoC students are especially
encouraged to contribute ideas to the mailing lists.

Please have the updates done by Friday March 22nd. The number and quality of
the project ideas are part of the evaluation process for whether OBF is
accepted as a Summer of Code organisation again this year, so let's come up
with some good ones!

Pj. (Pjotr Prins)

Important dates: 

 * March 22nd: Finalise project ideas
 * March 29th: Deadline OBF mentoring organisation submission to Google

http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code

Gmane