I agree. Another approach might be to cleave off a section that you could
mould into your own; this could be done for bioperl-run, bioperl-live, etc.
On Mar 30, 2013, at 12:24 PM, Hilmar Lapp wrote:
> Hi Carnë,
> Not sure I've missed a response to this. If indeed there hasn't been one,
let me just chime in non-authoritatively that in principle there's nothing
wrong with picking up past pieces. I would argue you'd have to make a
convincing argument as to why and how you'd surmount the hurdles that
brought the previous project to a premature end (or why it ran out of time
and you won't), and as to how it's desirability has not diminished since
then even though nobody else picked it up.
> If you want to apply as a student, you don't strictly have to put it up
on the wiki, but it'd be prudent to discuss your ideas on this list prior
to submission. Presumably you were planning that anyway, though.
> Sent with a tap.
> On Mar 28, 2013, at 9:55 AM, Carnë Draug
>> On 18 March 2013 21:26, Christopher Fields
>>> Just a heads-up, if there are any students interested in the Google
>>> Code, the Open Bioinformatics Foundation is planning on participating
>>> this year! Pjotr Prins will be organizing for OBF; all the Bio*
>>> looking for prospective projects.
>>> We're open for any project ideas this year, so let us know what you
>>> to do!
>> I had already mentioned that I would like to finish the split of the
>> project into smaller distributions. Is it acceptable to finish
>> projects from previous years? I noticed that the wiki page for BioPerl
>> projects is still empty for this year. Should I fill it? Would someone
>> be able to mentor that?
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