Also we are looking for non-MRI projects if you have ideas for those as
well! Particularly projects people are interested in mentoring ;)

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 11:27 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule / gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi ruby-core,
>
> Ruby (via RubyCentral) has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2015
> mentoring organization:
>
> - GSoC site:
> https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/logo/edit/google/gsoc2015/ruby#
> - Mailing List: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/rubygsoc
>
> We are looking for interesting open source Ruby projects that interested
> students can work on this summer. One very important project for Ruby is
> MRI!
>
> We are very interested in what ruby-core has to say about the following:
>
> - Ideas: There is a Google Summer of Code Ideas list where we are tracking
> potential projects. We have posted some ideas for MRI on it, but I'm sure
> you have many more:
>
>
> https://github.com/rubygsoc/rubygsoc/wiki/Ideas-List#mri-matz-ruby-interpreter
>
> - Advice: For MRI projects, we are really interested in ones that actually
> have the potential of being merged into MRI. We do not want to make
> students work on a project that ruby-core thinks is a bad idea, because
> that just wastes everyone's time. If you have any critique of the existing
> ideas on the list and think certain ideas are bad and will be rejected from
> MRI, it would be great to know sooner than later.
>
> - Mentors: If anyone from ruby-core is willing to mentor students, that
> would be great. Many of these projects require expert-level contributions
> that only members of ruby-core can potentially provide. We also think that
> if ruby-core mentors the projects, it will improve the chances of these
> projects actually being merged into MRI.
>
> - Students: Last but certainly not least, we are looking for interested
> students to participate in the Ruby Google Summer of Code organization. I
> am guessing some of you know some interested students who might be
> interested in participating, so if you can help recruit them, that'd be
> great!
>
> Just as an example, we have a student who is interested in working on a
> JIT for MRI/YARV based on LuaJIT. This seems like a project we wouldn't
> accept without an expert-level mentor, and perhaps there is someone on
> ruby-core willing to work with him:
>
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rubygsoc/Qht-GccNTRQ
>
> --
> Tony Arcieri
>



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Tony Arcieri