Summer of Code 2007

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Google Summer of Code has a formal application process for mentoring applications this year. The window is March 5-12. This section is for development of our joint application with Annodex.

Here are the questions the GSoC faq says we must address:

Describe your organization is an open source project and non-profit corporation dedicated to providing open and free-to-implement multimedia technology as a foundation for an interoperable, level playing field on the internet and other digital distribution networks.

Why is your organization applying to participate in GSoC 2007? What do you hope to gain by participating?

Did your organization participate in GSoC 2005 or 2006? If so, please summarize your involvement and the successes and failures of your student projects.

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 does your project use?

What is the URL for your ideas page?

What is the main development mailing list 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?