[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp_project_leader_list] Google Summer of Code - Ideas and proposals

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 11:50:59 UTC 2015


Likewise Mozilla wasnt accepted:
http://blog.queze.net/post/2015/03/03/Mozilla-not-accepted-for-Google-Summer-of-Code-2015

This is a big shame, but I do think we should make a big effort to launch a
similar initiative as we've really benefited from GSoC projects in previous
years.

Simon

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 11:24 AM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:

> Leaders,
>
> Unfortunately OWASP has not been selected for GSOC 2015. Google has not
> provided any justification for this decision which is quite frustrating,
> especially since we did nothing different than the previous years and also
> had the highest number of ideas ever.
>
> For what it's worth it other high profile organizations that have been
> participating in the program for years have been also left out, such as the
> Linux Foundation. Nevertheless, we are currently discussing similar
> incentives that could be given to students this year in order to encourage
> them to contribute to OWASP projects and hopefully we will have more news
> on this soon.
>
> Kostas
>
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
> Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Leaders,
>>
>> This is a kind reminder for GSoC 2015. If you want to get some serious
>> work done during the summer of 2015, submit your ideas here:
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2015_Ideas
>>
>> We already have ideas for 11 projects and students are already engaging
>> with project leaders to discuss potential projects. If you are interested
>> to join the program, now is the time to add your ideas.
>>
>> Finally, feel free to contact me directly should you need any further
>> information.
>>
>> Kostas
>>
>>
>>
>> On Monday, February 9, 2015, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
>> Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Leaders,
>>>
>>> Google is now accepting applications for mentoring organizations for
>>> GSoC 2015.
>>>
>>> For those of you that have participated in the program, this is the time
>>> of the year to start outlining your ideas for projects here:
>>>
>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSoC2015_Ideas
>>>
>>> For the rest of you the Google Summer of Code (
>>> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2015) is an
>>> amazing opportunity to get some work done on your project.
>>>
>>> Last year we got 16 slots for 7 OWASP projects. This year we are looking
>>> forward to having even more OWASP projects participating in the program.
>>>
>>> Please don't hesitate to contact me directly if you need any additional
>>> information.
>>>
>>> Kostas
>>>
>>
>
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