GSOC 2018 org application period has begun

Jackson Isaac ijackson at
Wed Jan 10 03:06:39 UTC 2018

Hi Umesh,

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 7:52 AM, Umesh Singla <umeshksingla at> wrote:
> Hi Jackson,
> I am not at the stage to mentor but I think I can learn from the experience
> of being an org admin (if we're participating). I couldn't find anything
> more specific about the eligibility or role of an org-admin though, other
> than managing the org's program and helping a smooth communication between
> mentors and students.

That's great :) I'll help you out. Probably its time for me to become
a Mentor now ;)

> Let me know what you think and also, if any other criteria MacPorts has. I'd
> be happy to volunteer. Could use someone as backup admin too.

I can be the backup admin. Clemens used to be the backup admin in the
previous years.
I'll wait for his reply before confirming.

> Regards
> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 9:57 PM, Jackson Isaac <ijackson at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 1:13 PM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > The GSOC 2018 application period for organisations is now open,
>> > deadline for applying in January 23rd.
>> >
>> > I hope we are going to participate this year as well?
>> > If so, it would be about time to come up with additional ideas and
>> > clean up the ideas page.
>> >
>> Thanks Mojca for sending out a mail. I was about to mail tonight :)
>> Let me know if anyone is interested to take up Org Admin/Mentor task,
>> I'll be more than happy to guide them.
>> If no one volunteers, I am open to become the Org Admin again this
>> year. I'll wait until 10th January 2018 1600 UTC, after which
>> I will be applying as Org Admin. I would also request other interested
>> devs who would like to be mentors this year to send out a mail and
>> also some ideas that they would have.
>> P.S.: Will send out a separate mail once we know potential mentors,
>> admins and backup mentors.

Jackson Isaac

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