[pytest-dev] Google Summer Of Code

Tom Viner tom at viner.tv
Wed Feb 10 15:04:16 EST 2016

Hi Florian,

I've seen some amazing things achieved with GSOCs. Take Django's Meta API
by Daniel Pyrathon [1] as a good example.

See here how Django GSOC devs/mentors wrote some really nice ideas for
students to pick from (including the Meta API idea) [2] [3].

[2] https://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/SummerOfCode2014
[3] https://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/SummerOfCode2015


On 10 February 2016 at 17:00, <pytest-dev-request at python.org> wrote:

> Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:59:42 +0100
> From: Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org>
> To: pytest-dev at python.org
> Subject: [pytest-dev] Google Summer Of Code
> Message-ID: <20160210125942.GJ10579 at tonks>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
> Hey,
> I was asked by qutebrowser users if I want to participate as an
> organization for Google's Summer Of Code - while I don't think it
> makes sense for a "smaller" project like qutebrowser, I think it'd
> make a lot of sense for pytest!
> The idea of GSoC is that opensource projects apply for it, then
> students apply to a given project, then contribute a significant
> amount of work (being mentored by project members) and in exchange get
> a stipend (~USD 5000) from Google.
> Applications are open until Feburary 19th (Friday in a week...) - what
> about trying with pytest?
> What we'd need are two (or more) administrative organisators (I'd
> volunteer) and mentors.
> The PSF is also available as an umbrella organization:
> https://wiki.python.org/moin/SummerOfCode/2016
> What do you think?
> Florian
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