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Subject: Re: [boost] Google Code-in 2010 (another Google program like Summer of Code)
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-21 07:26:17

At Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:18:41 +0200,
Boris Schaeling wrote:
> Boost is invited to become a mentoring organization in the Google
> Code-in 2010 program. If you have never heard about it (like me :):
> It's basically Google Summer of Code for pre-university students (the
> most important requirement is that participants are between 13 and 18
> years old). This program is organized as a contest though: It's not
> so much about mentoring but setting up tasks in eight categories
> (writing code, documenting, translating etc.). Students will pick
> then tasks, and judges from participating organizations decide who
> won. :)
> While I've no idea if there is any interest to participate in this new
> program (are there any pre-university students on this mailing list
> for example?) I wanted to forward the invitation at least. As the
> deadline to apply as a mentoring organization is 29 October there is
> not much time left to decide either.

Hi Boris,

Is there a place on the web where we can read more about this? A bit
more official info would be helpful.


Dave Abrahams
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