Most tasks are no longer struck out...
I think it's unfair to let students write proposals about projects we will
be force to ignore to comply to Google rules.

         Lionel.


2018-02-03 21:14 GMT+01:00 Walter Bender <walter.ben...@gmail.com>:

> The non-coding tasks are struck out.
>
> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 3:13 PM, Lionel Laské <lionel.la...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Yesterday we had a discussion at SLOB meeting regarding possibility to
>> submit GSoC projects without coding tasks (marketing, documentation,
>> localization, ...).
>> I asked a question regarding this point on the GSoC mentor mailing list.
>>
>> Following is the very clear answer from Cat Allman, member of the Google
>> GSoC team. Shortly: "GSoC is about coding".
>>
>> So I suggest that we update our project list page [1] to be more
>> compliant with these rule. Few projects are clearly not coding tasks today.
>>
>> Best regards from France.
>>
>>           Lionel.
>>
>>
>> [1] https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Summer_of_Code/2018
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Cat Allman
>> Date: 2018-02-03 18:38 GMT+01:00
>> Subject: Re: [GSoC Mentors] Non coding projects for GSoC ?
>> Cc: lio...@olpc-france.org, Google Summer of Code Mentors List <
>> google-summer-of-code-mentors-l...@googlegroups.com>
>>
>>
>> Hi Lionel,
>>
>> Summer of Code is indeed about coding. Our program for teens, Google
>> Code-in, includes other kinds of open source contribution, but GSOC does
>> not.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Cat
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018, 23:41 Lionel Laské <lionel.la...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Vocabulary used on GSoC web site is mainly focused on developers:
>>> "summer of code", "student developers", "programming projects", "start of
>>> coding period", ...
>>>
>>> So I wondering if it's okay to propose projects for GSoC without coding
>>> or with few coding. For example:
>>> - Write an user documentation,
>>> - Create a marketing website,
>>> - Update a wiki,
>>> - Do translation,
>>> ...
>>>
>>> Thanks in advice for advices/answers.
>>>
>>> Best regards from France.
>>>
>>>          Lionel.
>>>
>>
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