[FFmpeg-devel] Outreachy 2016 december

Umair Khan omerjerk at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 18:46:16 EEST 2016


On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Michael Niedermayer
<michael at niedermayer.cc> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 07:18:13PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 06, 2016 at 11:25:21PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> > Hi all
>> >
>> > The next Outreachy round starts soon
>> > FFmpeg has till august 22 IIUC (https://www.gnome.org/outreachy/)
>> > to express interrest to participate.
>> >
>> > We need an admin and backup admins.
>> ping!
> ping2
> so far the only person doing anything was compn
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/SponsoringPrograms/Outreachy/2016-12?action=history
> I think there are 2 questions that the community needs to awnser
> first, should FFmpeg be participating in the december 2016 round
> of Outreachy ?
> If so, some people need to come forth with projects to mentor.
> Ive previously asked people privatly one by one i wont do that this
> time its a surprissingly large amount of work and anyone else, even
> a non programer could ask / organize this and probably better than i
> can, asking people is not by strong side ...
> And someone needs to come forth as "Admin"
> Second is the question, which project ideas the community wants and
> which we do not want.
> To me it appeard that there was a disparity between objections to
> proojects and suggestions for projects. I think we need more people
> suggesting projects and volunteering to mentor than objections against
> project ideas
> Thanks
> PS: keep in mind august 22 is the official deadline for FFmpeg to
> join IIUC. We need some project idea with a mentor first before any
> potential admin would contact the Outreachy admins for joining i
> suspect ...

I'd love to mentor some *easy* project in the Outreachy program
definitely. May be I can even get some students to apply to the

- Umair

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