Yep, so this looks like a really great contest, perhaps we'll get some cool apps on top of OpenSolaris that we could add to the repository.
Tim Joseph George wrote: > The exact contest rules are here: > > http://in.sun.com/communities/univ/codeforfreedom/rules.jsp > > And relevant parts: > > >> ? >> THE ENTRY: The participants can choose to develop an application of >> their choice, which must be implemented using open source >> technologies and development tools. The application must be >> developed using either the Netbeans or Sun Studio development tools >> and environment. These development tools may be downloaded, without >> cost, at http://developers.sun.com. The application must also use at >> least two Sun open source technologies such as OpenSolaris, >> OpenOffice, GlassFish, MySQL, etc. A complete list of the Sun open >> source technologies that may be used for this Contest, along with >> instructions on how to download them for free is located >> athttp://in.sun.com/codeforfreedom >> (under the ?Technologies? tab). All applications along with their >> source code and project descriptions must be hosted in the java.net >> project site. >> >> Project Proposal: The participants must submit their Project >> Proposal during the Proposal Period (ending on December 31, 2008), >> which must include the participants' name, address, and contact >> information, University name, contact information of a faculty >> reference, project name and abstract, a working prototype and a >> presentation (with not more than 20 slides) detailing the project >> idea, a pointer to the project and source code repository (with >> version stamp) on java.net and the names of the open source >> technologies used. Each Project Proposal submission will be >> qualified as a valid Entry after a review by the panel of judges >> determines, in their sole discretion, that the Entry meets the >> minimum submission requirements described above to participate in >> the contest. The participants should proceed with submitting the >> final project implementation only after the project proposal is >> approved as a qualifying entry. >> >> Final Project Entry: Approved Participants must submit their Final >> Project Entry during the Final Project Period (ending on April 30, >> 2008), which must include the participants' name, University name, >> project name, the pointer to the project and source code repository >> (with version stamp) on java.net, and a presentation (with not more >> than 20 slides) to demonstrate the usage and features of the final >> project. >> >> All Entries must be in English. Registration or Entries that are in >> any other language will not be considered. Entries that are lewd, >> obscene, pornographic or disparage the Sponsor will be disqualified >> at the Sponsor?s sole discretion. >> >> ? >> JUDGING: All Entries will be judged by a panel of experts based on >> the following judging criteria, listed in order of importance: >> - Validity and completeness of the entries, including quality of the >> code >> - Innovation and usefulness of the application developed >> - Ease-of-use of the application >> - Documentation provided >> - Number of Sun open source technologies used in the implementation >> >> In the event of a tie, the individual person or team among the tied >> Entries with the most complete and highest quality Entry will be >> declared the winner. The Entries will be judged fairly and strictly >> in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contest, and no >> arbitrary grant of prizes will be made. The faculty reference will >> be contacted to verify the authenticity of the work before winners >> are announced. Decisions of judges are final and binding. Winners >> will be notified by email. >> > > ~Joe > > On Sep 24, 2008, at 6:11 PM, Bonnie Corwin wrote: > > >> FYI for sponsors - we are trying to ascertain exactly what the contest >> rules are this year and whether there will be any requests made to the >> sponsor program. It is well understood that last year's contest >> caused >> significant problems, and we will do everything we can to make sure >> those are not repeated. >> >> Thanks. >> >> Bonnie >> >> On 09/23/08 06:06 PM, S h i v wrote: >> >>> Last year when the contest was done in India, the limits of >>> request-sponsor process was put to test. >>> Sending a notification for people to take note & check if the >>> internal >>> machinery is geared for similar requests as before ! >>> >>> (just forwarding the notification & I am not in anyway involved in >>> either the contest or the request-sponsor process) >>> >>> -Shiv >>> >>> >>> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >>> From: Ashwin Bhat <ashwinbhatks at gmail.com> >>> Date: Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 1:57 PM >>> Subject: [ug-bosug] [OT] Code for Freedom Contest for Students >>> To: Bangalore OpenSolaris User Group <ug-bosug at opensolaris.org> >>> >>> FYI >>> >>> Here's a chance to Contribute using Open Source Technologies and win >>> loads of prizes. >>> Contest Home Page - >>> http://in.sun.com/communities/univ/codeforfreedom/index.jsp >>> _______________________________________________ >>> request-sponsor mailing list >>> request-sponsor at opensolaris.org >>> >> _______________________________________________ >> request-sponsor mailing list >> request-sponsor at opensolaris.org >> > > _______________________________________________ > request-sponsor mailing list > request-sponsor at opensolaris.org > -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... 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