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Re: [pygame] Google Summer of Code participation
> I've emailed them to find out more. Maybe we could start something
> with them, and then it may be more likely that we would be accepted by
> google as an organisation - since then we'd have some people who can
> do the admin work -- and they are already dealing with google through
> all the other organisations.
Sugar Labs (another Pygame user) recently became a member org as well.
I'm not sure if it would make a difference as far as getting accepted
goes, but it does solve the issues of the organization funding that
Google provides ($500 per student), and so on.
> Considering the time line... I think we'll have enough time to do it
> either way. However I don't think we'd have enough resources to be a
> separate organisation without help. We want to spend our time hacking
There certainly isn't time for joining the SFC, though that is more
than likely a good thing long term for Pygame. I think we still have
time to complete an application on our own. Keep in mind that there
is a cap on the number of students being funded, but not the number of
organizations. It would be great to have 1 or 2 really great
projects, as many small organizations did in the 2008 GSoC. I think
we absolutely have the mentoring capability as an organization for 1
or 2 students.