Online MacPorts meeting for GSOC @ Saturday 26th January

Umesh Singla umeshksingla at
Fri Jan 25 09:45:45 UTC 2019

Edited the subject to 26th January...

Also, appreciate keeping a single agenda for the meeting.

On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 3:36 AM Mojca Miklavec <mojca at> wrote:

> Hi,
> This is a reminder for anyone interested in Google Summer of Code that
> we plan an online meeting this Saturday. (Please let me know if you
> plan to join, so that we know whom to expect.)
> I assume that we would have some participants from Europe & India. If
> participants from China/Australia or USA are interested in joining,
> please raise your hands and we'll try to shift the timing into either
> direction to suite the participants better.
> Else we might go with 13:00 UTC, suggestions welcome. Let's try to
> make the meeting short.

I am good with any timings.

> We don't have too many mentors, but we could mentor up to two or max.
> three students provided that we get accepted and find suitable
> candidates (one project in base, one project in infrastructure, one
> with ports). Ideally each project needs two mentors (one at least for
> backup). We need to discuss the application, review and refine the
> ideas etc. (Or we could decide not to apply ...)
> Please send your ideas for GSOC project proposals, even if you don't
> plan to participate at the meeting. Also, we would really need a list
> of simple tasks that students could do while learning our codebase
> (for example something that would take an experienced developer 5-10
> minutes to fix).

Let's decide the admin stuff first, I think. And then we can have a
meeting/discussion-on-email about this shortly after we decide the above.


> Mojca
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