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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] Attn: We need GSoC 2014 mentors for Boost!
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-08 10:08:01

> We are now just five days away from the closing date for Google Summer of
> Code 2014 registration. Last year's GSoC was a huge success, with Google
> funding work on Boost to the tune of $35,000 and paying over $8,000 in
> costs for three representatives of Boost to attend the GSoC mentor's
> summit at Google HQ.
> As part of filling in our application for 2014, we must supply to Google a
> list of potential GSoC mentors and potential GSoC projects for summer
> 2014. We do NOT want a repeat of 2012 when our application was rejected
> due to an insufficiently long list of prospective mentors and projects! At
> the time of writing, we have just *eight* prospective mentors, and we need
> more to be sure of being approved by Google!
> Therefore, if you think yourself able to mentor a student doing some work
> on Boost this summer, *please* consider adding a description of the
> proposed work item and your name to the list at
> If you want to know more about mentoring a Google Summer of Code funded
> student work before you nominate yourself, please feel free to ask on the
> main Boost developers mailing list
> Thank you in advance for your time.

Niall, I'd be happy to help with mentoring one student if the topic fits.

Regards Hartmut

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