[Global_education_committee] Google Summer of Code

Fabio Cerullo fcerullo at owasp.org
Thu Feb 16 13:00:35 UTC 2012


Simon,

Please have a look at the FAQ:

http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs

There is one section that explicitly mentions not to use a bug tracker
as an 'ideas' list.

I think we need to follow the guidelines in the link below:

http://community.kde.org/GSoC/2011/Ideas

Fabio

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:53 PM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm all for concrete tangible things :)
> I've started labeling some of the existing ZAP enhancement requests as GSoC
> candidates:
> http://code.google.com/p/zaproxy/issues/list?can=2&q=label%3AGSoC-Candidate
> They will _definitely_ need fleshing out, but all feedback appreciated.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Simon
>
> PS Arggh - resend due to owasp-leaders reply-to misconfiguration :(
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Fabio,
>>
>> That's great if you have some time!
>>
>> Our previous app was denied without much explanation so I don't know
>> exactly what would help our application.
>>
>> I *suspect* though it was because our project idea list
>> (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Request_for_Proposal_List) was
>> somewhat pie in the sky rather than concrete tangible things.
>>
>> Unfortunately, in the past (as in the present), the GSoC application
>> period seems to sneak up on us and project leaders usually can't turn around
>> some concrete ideas for improving their projects before the deadline.
>>
>> Therefore I think having a few concrete goals or ideas for ZAP (and/or
>> other OWASP projects) will help the application.
>>
>> I'll see if I can dig up our previous application so you have a starting
>> point...
>>
>> -Jason
>>
>> On Feb 15, 2012, at 5:01 AM, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Jason,
>>
>> I just had a chat with Simon and he is willing to recruit mentors/students
>> to help him with ZAP.
>>
>> I'm willing to give out some cycles and register OWASP in GSOC as a
>> participating open source organization.
>>
>> Then Simon could propose the project and start the recruiting process...
>> more projects then could follow.
>>
>> Any words of wisdom before we kick off with this initiative?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Fabio
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> If it's like past years, we have to apply as a mentoring organization.
>>> Requires a list of potential projects and a stable of committed mentors.
>>>
>>> -Jason
>>>
>>> On Feb 14, 2012, at 9:16 AM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou
>>> <Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> > I have a couple of students that would be interested. How do we get
>>> > this started?
>>> >
>>> > [looping in the GEC...]
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Hani Benhabiles
>>> > <hani.benhabiles at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> >> Hi all,
>>> >>
>>> >> The Google Summer of Code program was announced last week [1]. Is
>>> >> there any
>>> >> chance to see OWASP taking part of it ?
>>> >> It would be very interesting to have students working on either
>>> >> existing
>>> >> projects (like ZAP, ESAPI...) and boosting them or on ideas for new
>>> >> projects
>>> >> and thus helping OWASP better take out the word and reach its goals.
>>> >>
>>> >> [1]
>>> >>
>>> >> http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2012/02/google-summer-of-code-2012-is-on.html
>>> >>
>>> >> Cheers,
>>> >> Hani.
>>> >>
>>> >> --
>>> >> M. Hani Benhabiles
>>> >> OWASP Algeria SC founder and president.
>>> >> http://www.owaspalgeriasc.org
>>> >> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Algeria_Student_Chapter
>>> >> Email: hani.benhabiles at owasp.org
>>> >>
>>> >> Blog: http://kroosec.blogspot.com
>>> >> Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/kroosec
>>> >>
>>
>>
>
>
>
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