[MacPorts] SummerOfCodeWelcomeMail modified
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Diff URL: <https://trac.macports.org/wiki/SummerOfCodeWelcomeMail?action=diff&version=8>
Comment: Update for GitHub and new GSoC structure
--- SummerOfCodeWelcomeMail (version: 7)
+++ SummerOfCodeWelcomeMail (version: 8)
@@ -9,11 +9,11 @@
MacPorts over the summer. Congratulations, we are happy to have you!
First of all let me welcome you to our organization. I am looking
-forward to a good summer with an interesting project to be implemented
+forward to a good summer with interesting projects to be implemented
which will push the MacPorts project further.
Please read our guidelines we put together here:
Please keep them in mind during the program as they are meant to avoid
any problems with your project, your progress or anything else. If you
have additions to it, further questions or comments, just talk to us.
@@ -30,26 +30,29 @@
Most important dates are:
- * $MIDTERM_DATE: Mid-term evaluations start
+ * $FIRSTEVAL: First evaluation
+ * $SECONDEVAL: Second evaluation
It would be good to have something to present here. Not only to us
the mentors, but also to other developers and maintainers
- * $PENCILSDOWN_DATE: Pencils down
+ * $PENCILSDOWN: Pencils down
After this timeline you should spend the last week only for hot
bugfixes and use the time to document your code where not done yet
- and merge your branch back into MacPorts trunk
+ and merge your branch back into MacPorts master (where applicable)
-Coding is supposed to start on $KICKOFF_DATE, prepare your task in a way which
+Coding is supposed to start on $KICKOFF, prepare your task in a way which
allows you to start right away at this date. Of course you can also
start earlier once you discussed everything with your mentor, we don't
want to hold you back. :-)
-As Google Summer of Code student you will get access to our Subversion
-repository. To create your account, you need to choose a handle (which
-will become your @macports.org address) and a mail address we should
-forward incoming mails to.
+As Google Summer of Code student you will get access to our GitHub
+repos. To create your account, you need to choose a handle (which will
+become your @macports.org address) and a mail address we should forward
+incoming mails to. Once you have chosen the handle and your forward was
+created, we will send an invite to our GitHub organization to this
-How experienced are you with using version control and Subversion in
+How experienced are you with using version control and Git in
particular? If need be, we can arrange a short introduction on IRC or at
least give you some hints.
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