From: Julio M. Merino Vidal (jmmv84_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-16 14:13:07
On 4/16/06, Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Apr 2006 11:40:07 +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote
> > On 4/15/06, Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > > > for example) following the advice of people from this list.
> > >
> > > I don't think the mentoring can be as general as 'people from the list'. We
> > > need to have specific people/organizations identified.
> > Sure not. Some specific mentors (one, two) would need to be
> > specified for each project. But they could ask the students to post
> > their questions in the open (that is, in this list) for wider
> > discussion. That's why I said "people from this list".
> Ok, but I don't think that works in general. Having been a student mentor a
> couple times in other contexts, it requires a certain amount of adminstrative
> and other guidance that I don't think can rightly come from the Boost list.
> For review of technical approaches and other questions the list would be fine.
> > > We'll need to submit a
> > > request and such:
> > >
> > > http://code.google.com/soc/mentorfaq.html
> > So... I'm curious. Are you going to do it? :-)
> Personally I'm thinking I would be smart not to take on another project. I
> have a cronic habit of getting over-booked (is there a 12 step program for
> this problem ;-) -- anyway, I'm hoping we will be able to support a number
> of projects. Actually, I'm a little suprised there hasn't been more response
> to your post. I'm starting a discussion amoungst the moderators about how we
> want to organize to take this on.
Excellent! I'm certainly looking forward to it.
-- Julio M. Merino Vidal <jmmv84_at_[hidden]> The Julipedia - http://julipedia.blogspot.com/
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