[TIP] GHOP to run again - HELP?
C. Titus Brown
ctb at msu.edu
Mon Sep 14 07:08:49 PDT 2009
the Google Highly Open Participation contest ('GHOP') is going to run
again this year, assuming they can get some help with the Melange app.
If you're not familiar with GHOP, it is a contest framework that lets
Google pay students for doing small units of work (coding, testing, doc
writing, etc.) on a wide variety of projects. It was a success for the
PSF last time,
in that tons of doc changes and test fixes got committed to core, many
other projects benefitted, and most of the people involved had a pretty
However, BEFORE GHOP CAN RUN AGAIN, we (Google + GHOP enthusiasts) need
help with the Melange application. It's a bit clunky, it hasn't been
used for GHOP before, and it needs some development and a lot of
testing. Since it's written in Python/Django, and I happen to know
there are a lot of good testing tools available for both Python and
Django, I hope the Python community can help out.
What can I do?
Forward this message on to people you know.
Forward it on or post it publicly, or suggest places for me to post it.
How do I get involved?
Join melange dev:
Areas where melange could use some help:
My blog posts on the subject:
C. Titus Brown, ctb at msu.edu
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