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From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jharris(at)tvi(dot)edu>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Google's Summer of Code ...
Date: 2005-06-01 18:40:22
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Are there any restrictions on 'mentor groups'?  For instance, could we 
create a 'mentors' mailing list, closed subscriptions, that contained 
those willing to actively mentor, so that those being mentor'd have 
multiple ppl's knowledge's to feed upon?

On Wed, 1 Jun 2005, Jonah H. Harris wrote:

> My participation would be limited to the actual number of newcomers.  I feel 
> comfortable helping 2 or 3 people; any more than that would impact my clients 
> and consulting time.  Although, it would never hurt to have additional 
> mentors :).
>
>
> Robert Treat wrote:
>
>> We have a whole TODO list of potential items for people to work on, and we 
>> have several member of this list that work for universities in some 
>> capacity, so istm we ought to give it a shot.  I would think this is 
>> something that the foundation would be good to be involved in as well, as 
>> it would certainly help it all appear official.  We just need to tie up the 
>> loose ends on who would be available to do the mentoring, which might need 
>> to be different people depending on the work involved, unless you think you 
>> could handle all comers Jonah? 
>> Robert Treat
>> 
>> On Wednesday 01 June 2005 10:53, Jonah H. Harris wrote:
>> 
>>> Marc,
>>> 
>>> If you wanted to submit PostgreSQL to Google for this, I'd be willing to
>>> work with any potentials.  Should someone choose to work on PostgreSQL
>>> projects, the money can go to the group.
>>> 
>>> If anyone sees a problem with submitting under the PostgreSQL Global
>>> Development Group, I can do it under my company.
>>> 
>>> Thoughts?
>>> 
>>> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>> 
>>>> In case nobody has seen this:
>>>> 
>>>>    http://code.google.com/summerofcode.html
>>>> 
>>>> Might be something to help fun, say, the GiST stuff?  Just need to
>>>> find a student that could be mentor'd/directed/brought up to speed?
>>>> 
>>>> 
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