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Re: GNU accepted as a mentoring organization in GSOC 2014

From: joakim
Subject: Re: GNU accepted as a mentoring organization in GSOC 2014
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 12:10:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Jose E. Marchesi) writes:

> Hi guys.  Good news: we are in.  Congrats to everyone.
> Now, we have some work to do.  As in previous years we will be
> maintaining a database in a recfile which lives in:
> I just created it initialized with the records corresponding to your
> humble servant and the project recutils.  I will be filling in the
> information about the other GNU projects in the following days.
> But then I need you (mentors) to send to me, CCing address@hidden
> (offlist) the following information:
> - Nick/Id (such as jemarch)
> - Name
> - Email
> - Alternate email
> - Phone (important)
> - GNU project in which you participate.
> - Which ideas (from the ideas page) you are willing to mentor.
> We will store the alternate email and the phone number encrypted in the
> public recfile.  Note however that the primary email will be stored
> unencrypted.
> You will also have to register a profile in melange and somehow ask to
> be approved as a mentor in the GNU mentoring organization.  I will get
> notifications and approve you, but _only_ if I already have the
> information requested above, please.

I did this now. I misstakenly thought that my information would have bee
kept since last year in Melange.

> Well, this is all for now... keep in mind that the formal students
> application date opens on 10 March, but you will be undoubtly contacted
> much earlier by enthusiast students..

3 students have contacted me so far regarding the Emacs Xwidget
project. 2 remain interested, but they are quiet now it seems. I´m not
sure if they are busy preparing their applications, or if they have lost 

> Happy mentoring!

Joakim Verona

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