Begin forwarded message:
> From: "C. Titus Brown" <[address removed]>
> Date: September 14,[masked]:01:58 AM EDT
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: [PSF-Members] GHOP to run again
> Reply-To: [address removed]
> Hi folks,
> the Google Highly Open Participation contest ('GHOP') is going to run
> again this year, assuming they can get some help with the Melange app.
> It will run in December starting ~Dec 7th, and closer to Dec I will
> this list again with some suggestions and thoughts on how to make GHOP
> work well for the PSF and Python.
> (Note that this should be a great opportunity for the diversity list
> folk to both lead by example AND to encourage young underrepresented
> students to get involved with Python, hint.)
> If you're not familiar with GHOP, it is a contest framework that lets
> Google pay students for doing small units of work (coding, testing,
> writing, etc.) on a wide variety of projects. It was a success for
> PSFlast time,
> in that tons of doc changes and test fixes got committed to core, many
> other projects benefitted, and most of the people involved had a
> good time.
> However, BEFORE GHOP CAN RUN AGAIN, we (Google + GHOP enthusiasts)
> help with the Melange application. It's a bit clunky, it hasn't been
> used for GHOP before, and it needs some development and a lot of
> testing. Since it's written in Python/Django, and I happen to know
> there are a lot of good testing tools available for both Python and
> Django, I hope the Python community can help out.
> What can I do?
> Forward this message on to people you know.
> Forward it on or post it publicly, or suggest places for me to post
> Get involved!
> How do I get involved?
> Join melange dev:
> Areas where melange could use some help:
> My blog posts on the subject:
> C. Titus Brown, [address removed]
> PSF-Members mailing list
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