Google Code-in tasks needed

Lydia Pintscher lydia at
Sat Nov 3 11:41:35 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Lydia Pintscher <lydia at> wrote:
> Heya folks :)
> Sorry for mass-mailing but this concerns pretty much everyone. Google
> Code-in applications have started. I just submitted our application.
> To be successful we now need to add tasks to this list:
> Please only add tasks you are willing to mentor (or if you know
> someone else is)!
> A few things to keep in mind:
> * this is not just about code. We also need other tasks (likely even
> more than coding tasks)
> * we need at least 5 tasks in each category
> * a task should take a normal KDE contributor about 2 hours (This is
> to give you some idea of how much work a task should be. If you have
> doubts/questions please come to me.)
> * there are no translation tasks this time
> * there are no easy/normal/hard tasks - all the same this time
> * we get to choose 2 grand-price winners among our best kids. This
> means students are much more likely to stick with one org this time.
> * the kids don't get money this time
> * Google expects a turn-around time on tasks of less than 36 hours.
> I'd like to us try to get to less than 24 hours if at all possible.
> * check the timeline
> ( If you're
> not available to approve and review tasks for some of that time please
> add that to the task description
> We need this list finished latest by November 5th but earlier would be
> a lot better.
> Please spread the word to everyone who's not yet aware of it but should be.
> Cheers and thanks for your help
> Lydia
> PS: Please CC me on replies as I am not subscribed to all lists.

Hey :)

Just a quick reminder that tasks that will be considered to decide if
KDE takes part or not need to be on the wiki by Monday. Please make
sure you have as many of your tasks there as possible by the deadline.
Thanks to everyone who already added tasks.


Lydia Pintscher -
KDE Community Working Group / KDE e.V. board member -

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