[Owasp_project_leader_list] Google Summer of Code - Ideas and proposals

Konstantinos Papapanagiotou Konstantinos at owasp.org
Tue Mar 3 12:56:48 UTC 2015


Mozilla's post is an excellent wrap up of what happened and how we feel.

Kostas

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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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>
>
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