Typo as a Google Summer of Code project?


#1

I’m not exactly sure who the best person to send this idea to would be,
so I
am just sending it to this list. My apologies if it does not belong on
here. Google just announced their 2006 Summer of Code, and they are
looking
for mentor organizations. I am going to apply, and I would really love
to
work on something Ruby-related, such as Typo, and I’m sure there are
other
people with the same attitude. I am not exactly sure of the rules for
organizations, but I think it would at least be worth looking into.

Here is the link to the Mentor FAQ:
http://code.google.com/soc/mentorfaq.html

Thanks,
–Tyler P.

P.S. I see that as of today, Ruby Central has registered as an
organization, and is looking for ideas and mentors. I’m not sure if
Typo
could/would want to go through them but it is an idea.


#2

I can help with this, but I don’t have a clue what the rules are
fororganizations. I can ask around inside of Google if I need to.
Atthe very least, the sponsoring organization needs to exist as a
legalentity, because they get paid $500 per project that is completed.
Worst-case, Google itself can sponsor the project and I can act as
amentor. If anyone has any good project ideas that would be good for
asummer’s worth of programming, let me know.
Although, frankly, I suspect that someone could start from scratch
andre-implement all of Typo in less time then that :-).

Scott
On 4/17/06, Tyler P. removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:>> I’m not exactly
sure who the best person to send this idea to would be, so I> am just
sending it to this list. My apologies if it does not belong on> here.
Google just announced their 2006 Summer of Code, and they are looking>
for mentor organizations. I am going to apply, and I would really love
to> work on something Ruby-related, such as Typo, and I’m sure there are
other> people with the same attitude. I am not exactly sure of the
rules for> organizations, but I think it would at least be worth looking
into.>> Here is the link to the Mentor FAQ:>
http://code.google.com/soc/mentorfaq.html>> Thanks,> --Tyler P.>>
P.S. I see that as of today, Ruby Central has registered as an>
organization, and is looking for ideas and mentors. I’m not sure if
Typo> could/would want to go through them but it is an idea.>>
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#3

Hi,

I think you should check out the eligibility requirements for mentor
organizations via the mentor faq at
http://code.google.com/soc/mentorfaq.html#5 - As far as I am aware the
organization need not be a non-profit or even an organization (an
individual qualifies as a mentor organization).

On 4/18/06, Scott L. removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

I can help with this, but I don’t have a clue what the rules are fororganizations. I can ask around inside of Google if I need to. Atthe very least, the sponsoring organization needs to exist as a legalentity, because they get paid $500 per project that is completed. Worst-case, Google itself can sponsor the project and I can act as amentor. If anyone has any good project ideas that would be good for asummer’s worth of programming, let me know.
Although, frankly, I suspect that someone could start from scratch andre-implement all of Typo in less time then that :-).


Cheers,

Peter D.


#4

resending after resubscribing in typo-list with my gmail address.


#5

Hi Tyler,
I’d be delighted to see some work done on Typo (this is the engine I use
for
my blog).
I think it would be easier if you applied through rubycentral.
It would be good to have all the summer of code ruby projects gathered
by
rubycentral.

David Black created a page to gather proposals, you should add yours
there.
http://www.rubycentral.org/soc2006/

P@


#6

Hi –

On Sat, 22 Apr 2006, Patrick Chanezon wrote:

Hi Tyler,
I’d be delighted to see some work done on Typo (this is the engine I use for
my blog).
I think it would be easier if you applied through rubycentral.
It would be good to have all the summer of code ruby projects gathered by
rubycentral.

David Black created a page to gather proposals, you should add yours there.
http://www.rubycentral.org/soc2006/

I’ve taken it on myself to update that page based on incoming
suggestions, and I’m a few days behind… but now adding things on.

David

organizations, but I think it would at least be worth looking into.

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