[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.
> * 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
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Sidnei da Silva
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