hi, i would like to propose the program "wiki summer of code", see http://www.wikimedia.ch/Program_Wiki_Summer_Of_Code for more details. feel free to add your opionions, improvement suggestions, better naming.
goal: produce extensions and improvements to the software which is used for the wikimedia foundation projects. produce contents. main target audience: students, helped by a mentor. rewards: 8'000 chf per project, 7250 for the student doing the coding, 750 for the mentor / mentoring organization having something which repeats every year with a fixed budget should allow people better planning and easy communication to schools/universities which over time should attract more people. i am aware google has a pure coding soc: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Summer_of_Code_2008. here the focus includes especially knowledge base related work, contents, statistics, ... as well. as you know wm-ch is participating in the yearly wikimedia foundation fundraiser. currently we are looking for project ideas to get the best value for the donated money. we would be glad to receive proposals on this list and the wiki: http://wikimedia.ch/Projects. rupert. ------------- http://wikimedia.ch/donate - donate now! _______________________________________________ http://wikimedia.ch Wikimedia CH website Wikimediach-l mailing list https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediach-l