= Xiph.org Application as a mentoring organization =
We need to apply for consideration as a mentoring organization 2008 March 3-12. Google lists the following questions in their [http://code.google.com/soc/2008/faqs.html#0.1_org_apply faq]. Our work-in-progress answers are inline.
# Describe your organization. # Why is your organization applying to participate in GSoC 2008? What do you hope to gain by participating? # Did your organization participate in past GSoCs? If so, please summarize your involvement and the successes and challenges of your participation. # If your organization has not previously participated in GSoC, have you applied in the past? If so, for what year(s)? # Who will your organization administrator be? Please include Google Account information . # What license(s) does your project use? # What is the URL for your ideas page? # What is the main development mailing list or forum for your organization? # What is the main IRC channel for your organization? # Does your organization have an application template you would like to see students use? If so, please provide it now. # Who will be your backup organization administrator? Please include Google Account information.
# Who will your mentors be? Please include Google Account information.
# What criteria did you use to select these individuals as mentors? Please be as specific as possible.
# What is your plan for dealing with disappearing students? # What is your plan for dealing with disappearing mentors? # What steps will you take to encourage students to interact with your project's community before, during and after the program?
# What will you do to ensure that your accepted students stick with the project after GSoC concludes?