Just a note here:
This time there is no copy of the proposal on the GSoC portal.
They allow students to specify a URL (expected to be public) where the
proposal can be.
They recommend a public google drive link, but you can give an alternate
Hence, students can directly give the phabricator task's URL there.
It would be a good idea to modify the wiki page about GSoC if this is fine.
PS: I just submitted my proposal a few hours back
On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 10:18 AM, Tony Thomas <01tonythomas(a)gmail.com>
Google announced the start of accepting proposals for GSoC 2016 few hours
ago. Interested and eligible candidates should submit their proposals at
before the deadline of Friday, March 25 at 19:00 UTC.
Wikimedia evaluates your proposal Phabricator task, but it is required that
you have a copy of the same in the GSoC portal too, to make sure it gets a
slot ( if eligible ). By March 25th, every possible application should
mentors* connected with it, and should have a proposal copy in Phabricator,
as well as the GSoC portal. Please make sure you mention the phab task
details in your proposal, for convenience. If you are planning to apply,
you should be looking at
As of today, we have *8* projects featured for this round ( strong idea + 2
mentors connected ), and *13* projects missing one among the two mentors.
Interested in mentoring ? see
yourself as one.
The Outreachy round May - August 2016 is open, with a deadline of *March
22, 2016 *and eligible applicants are advised to apply for *both* GSoC and
Outreachy, so that the project can still make it, in case we are missing a
slot with a strong applicant.
Thinking of motivating someone in your locality to take part in ? Find
flyers and presentations here
GSoC 2016 round!
Tony Thomas <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:01tonythomas>
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