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-====== DRAFT Guidelines for Students Participating in GSOC 2012 for SSF ====== +====== Guidelines for Students Participating in GSOC 2012 for SSF ======
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-This page copied from [[community:gsoc:gsoc2011_student_guidelines]]+
  
 ===== Overview ===== ===== Overview =====
-  * Prior GSOC Students with the Sahana Software Foundation will be considered as applicants.+  * Both new and prior GSOC Students with the Sahana Software Foundation will be considered as applicants.
   * Students must submit a bug or feature enhancement fix/patch for the project first. (Please engage with proposed mentors to identify an appropriate ticket that will demonstrate your skills and capabilities).    * Students must submit a bug or feature enhancement fix/patch for the project first. (Please engage with proposed mentors to identify an appropriate ticket that will demonstrate your skills and capabilities). 
   * Students should get involved with projects now.   * Students should get involved with projects now.
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   * [[http://eden.sahanafoundation.org|Eden wiki]]   * [[http://eden.sahanafoundation.org|Eden wiki]]
   * [[http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/wiki/DeveloperGuidelines|Developer Guidelines]]   * [[http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/wiki/DeveloperGuidelines|Developer Guidelines]]
 +  * [[http://en.flossmanuals.net/sahana-eden/|Sahana Eden Essential Guide]]
  
 ==== Communication ==== ==== Communication ====
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 We maintain several e-mail discussion lists.  The main point of entry for prospect GSOC students and GSOC discussions and reports to the community through the GSOC program is our main discussion list: discuss@lists.sahanafoundation dot org. We maintain several e-mail discussion lists.  The main point of entry for prospect GSOC students and GSOC discussions and reports to the community through the GSOC program is our main discussion list: discuss@lists.sahanafoundation dot org.
   * Join the [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sahana-maindev|Main Sahana Discussion list]]   * Join the [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sahana-maindev|Main Sahana Discussion list]]
-  * Join the [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sahana-agasti|Sahana-Agasti developer's list]]+  * Join the [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sahana-agasti|Sahana Agasti developer's list]]
   * Join the [[http://groups.google.com/group/sahana-eden|Sahana Eden developer's list]]   * Join the [[http://groups.google.com/group/sahana-eden|Sahana Eden developer's list]]
  
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 These should be broken down into the following stages. These should be broken down into the following stages.
   - Work already undertaken - What research have you undertaken in this area in advance? (these can just be bullet points and are not required to follow the SMART methodology)   - Work already undertaken - What research have you undertaken in this area in advance? (these can just be bullet points and are not required to follow the SMART methodology)
-  - First trimester (24 April - 21 May) - identify the SMART goals you have for the community bonding period. Most of these are likely to revolve around further scoping of the project with the community, engaging with the community, and updating and finalizing the project plan. +  - First trimester (24 April - 20 May) - identify the SMART goals you have for the community bonding period. Most of these are likely to revolve around further scoping of the project with the community, engaging with the community, and updating and finalizing the project plan. 
-  - Second trimester (22 May - 9 July) - identify the draft SMART goals you have for the first half of the project. These will be used to assess project process and form the basis for the mid-term evaluation.+  - Second trimester (21 May - 9 July) - identify the draft SMART goals you have for the first half of the project. These will be used to assess project process and form the basis for the mid-term evaluation.
   - Third trimester (10 July - 13 August) - identify the draft SMART goals you have for the second half of the project. These will be used to assess the whole project and in conjunction with the mid-term goals, form the basis for the final evaluation.   - Third trimester (10 July - 13 August) - identify the draft SMART goals you have for the second half of the project. These will be used to assess the whole project and in conjunction with the mid-term goals, form the basis for the final evaluation.
  
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 It is encouraged for students to communicate with the Sahana team members during the application process to help guide their applications. It is encouraged for students to communicate with the Sahana team members during the application process to help guide their applications.
 Venues to discuss projects: Venues to discuss projects:
-  * [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sahana-maindev| Sahana development mailing list]]. Mark the subject of your mails for GSoC related discussions with  **[gsoc2012]**+  * [[https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sahana-maindev| Sahana development mailing list]]. Mark the subject of your mails for GSoC related discussions with [GSOC]
   * [[http://sahana.lk/chat| IRC (irc.freenode.net/#sahana)]]   * [[http://sahana.lk/chat| IRC (irc.freenode.net/#sahana)]]
  
 If your questions are specific to a particular Sahana Project (Agasti or Eden), mentors may direct you to a more specific mailing list or IRC channel. You should not expect to use personal email or direct messaging to communicate with mentors. If your questions are specific to a particular Sahana Project (Agasti or Eden), mentors may direct you to a more specific mailing list or IRC channel. You should not expect to use personal email or direct messaging to communicate with mentors.
  

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