[Python-Dev] Core projects for Summer of Code

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Wed Mar 18 22:13:27 CET 2009

On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 at 16:56, Arc Riley wrote:
> Summer of Code is ramping up.  Every year the common complaint is that not
> enough Python core projects get proposed by students, and of course a big
> reason for that is often the only encouragement we offer prospective
> students is a link to the PEP index.
> So let's make this year different.
> Accepted students are paid a total of $4500 to work for roughly 30 hours a
> week, 12 weeks, on their proposed project.
> The challenge is finding project ideas for them that could reasonably occupy
> them for the entire Summer and which the results of their work can be
> demonstrated.  They're being paid for specific projects so "Spend the Summer

How about improving 2to3?  Seems like that could be an interesting,
challenging, useful, and rewarding project :).

R. David Murray           http://www.bitdance.com

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