OpenJDK or Adoption Group as an official Google Summer of Code organisation
martijnverburg at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 14:30:03 PST 2014
Sounds reasonable, thanks for the detailed research!
On Wednesday, 5 February 2014, dalibor topic <dalibor.topic at oracle.com>
> On 05.02.2014 18:02, Martijn Verburg wrote:
> > Does anyone have expertise in the GSOC programme who could investigate
> > whether we can register as an official sponsor organisation?
> From looking at http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_
> it seems like a 'mentoring organization' would be a group of people
> running a project. The Adoption Group does not 'run' OpenJDK, so
> registering it wouldn't make sense. The only OpenJDK Group for which that
> description would make sense would be the OpenJDK Governing Board.
> Considering that OpenJDK related  projects  have  been  a
> regular feature in that program in the past years, without OpenJDK as such
> participating as a mentoring organization, I don't think we would have to
> rush to register OpenJDK as a mentoring organization in light of the
> looming deadline in a little more than a week.
> Instead, looking at the timeline at http://www.google-melange.com/
> gsoc/events/google/gsoc2014, it seems that this year's instance of the
> program was announced back in October.
> Assuming that a similar program gets announced again this year in the
> autumn, and is supposed to start at about the same time next year, that
> would give this Group enough time to understand the requirements, expected
> time & resource commitment, and expected results, and then discuss and wrap
> up a proposal for the Governing Board to decide on for 2015.
> dalibor topic
>  https://www.haiku-os.org/blog/hamish/2012-04-27_gsoc_
>  https://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/user/jkoenig/java.html
>  http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/soc-
>  https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/en/Google_Summer_of_Code_
> ... and many, many more over the years.
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