[Soc-coordination] Google Code-in 2012-13

Vincent Cheng vincentc1208 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 07:36:32 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 10:53 AM, Ana Guerrero <ana at debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Google Code-in will be run again this year:
> http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2012/09/google-code-in-contest-for-high-school.html
> It will run from November 26 to 14 January.
> Anyone interested in running it? We would need orga admins and mentors for
> the tasks.
> I personally cann't .
> Ana

Depending on what tasks Debian will be offering this year for GCI, I
would be willing to help as a mentor. (Note that I'm only a DM, not a

As for the tasks themselves, I'd suggest working from last year's
(incomplete) draft [1], as well as one of Ubuntu's bug-fixing
initiatives [2]. We could also use some of the tasks from GCI 2010,
although I can't find a full list anywhere; closest thing I've found
that describes the tasks is one of Ana's blog posts [3].


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/GoogleCodeIn2011/Applying
[2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment/BugFixingInitiative
[3] http://ekaia.org/blog/2011/02/01/debian-at-the-google-code-in-2010-11/

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