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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Added Education Project idea to the Apache incubator
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 21:52:49 GMT
On 06/06/2011 14:30, eric b wrote:
> Hi Ross,
> Apologies, I just retrieved the mail one minute ago, sorting the n 750
> mails I received from this list.
> Le 2 juin 11 à 12:13, Ross Gardler a écrit :
>> On 02/06/2011 10:30, eric b wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> For the record, I added the Education Project idea on the wiki page
>>> (
>>> The idea we defend since several years, is to work with High Schools and
>>> Universities, train students, detect potential good ideas, write code
>>> (contribute back to when the code desserves it).
>>> Feel free to improve the idea :-)
>> If this is something that the OOo proposal wants to take forward I
>> would be happy to help facilitate this through our Community
>> Development Project (this is the PMC that runs our mentoring program).
> Thank you very much, I appreciate a lot :-)
> Mentoring is essential in the Education Project, because our main goal,
> after create a strong bridge with Educational world, was to attract new
> developers.
> I'm a bit lost with the Apache Fondation website. Do you have links I
> could read ?

The community development PMC is at the 
mailing list is

Most of our activity is on GSoC, but we do have the occasional person 
going through our programme independently. We'd like to step that up a 
gear, but haven't had a great deal of success. Maybe your existing work 
will finally help us realise that.


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