[Gsoc] WANTED: backup mentor for Zope on Jython

Sidnei da Silva sidnei at enfoldsystems.com
Mon Apr 7 16:52:31 EDT 2008

I mentioned previously that I would like to help on this one. So count me in.

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 5:30 PM, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
>  We have a willing and able student to work on making Zope 3 components
>  work on top of Jython, *and* Frank Wierzbicki, recently hired by Apple
>  to work on Jython full-time, willing to be primary mentor for this
>  student. The Jython project is also willing to use one of *their*
>  slots with the Summer of Code for this work. Frank just asked me for a
>  backup-mentor from the Zope side. He believes the proposal's chances
>  will increase if we make a strong showing of support from our end, and
>  I agree. We owe it anyway, and it fits with our backup-mentor plans
>  anyway concerning our own projects.
>  So, who is willing to be the Jython/Zope backup mentor? If you're
>  interested, please drop me an email and I'll get you in touch with
>  Frank Wierzbicki. He wants you to sign up with the Summer of Code too
>  as a mentor for the PSF project (I think Jython's part of this), but
>  we'll work that out.
>  Requirements:
>  * knowledge of the internals of Zope 3 components
>  * some affinity with porting to different Python versions.
>  * enough time to help as a backup-mentor. This primarily you need to
>  be there to answer questions on Zope quickly, and probably be in a few
>  (online) meetings with the primary mentor and student. If you can't
>  answer the question yourself, you know how to drag the answer out of
>  the Zope community by asking others. You'll also have to report to me
>  how you're doing on a regular basis (like all students, other mentors
>  and backup-mentors).
>  * (not required) Jython experience
>  Regards,
>  Martijn
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