[Free-RTC] [Outreachy] application deadline Monday, 17 October

Pranav Jain contact at pranavjain.me
Fri Oct 14 17:31:25 CEST 2016

Hi Daniel,
I was going through the feature request listed for Lumicall at

I cannot find details about most of them. Can you please provide detailed
description about these?

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Daniel Pocock <daniel at pocock.pro> wrote:

> The Outreachy application deadline is Monday, 17 October at 19:00 UTC
> Anybody interested in mentoring, at this stage, the best thing to do is
> simply promote the program and help answer questions on the mailing
> lists.  After the application deadline, we can see the number of
> applicants and discuss how to proceed.
> Every potential intern needs to register in the GNOME registration
> system before the deadline:
> https://outreachy.gnome.org
> Interns: don't wait for the last minute, servers often crash in the hour
> before an important deadline.
> In the application, it asks you to propose a timeline for your work.
> Pick one or more of the tasks from project.freertc.org (or any other
> bugs listed in Github or elsewhere) and make a list of them in the order
> you would work on them.
> Every applicant needs to make a small contribution to a project before
> the deadline.  Simply trying to compile one of the projects and sending
> a public email about your experience doing that will be sufficient but
> it is better if you try to fix some bug or make some small improvement
> to the code.  If a mentor hasn't already given you a small task, simply
> pick one of the projects depending on your preferred programming language:
> Java:          https://github.com/opentelecoms-org/omnidial
> Java/Android:  https://lumicall.org
> C++            reSIProcate - use this script to prepare for compile:
>   https://github.com/resiprocate/resiprocate/blob/master/build/debian.sh
> JavaScript     https://jscommunicator.org
> For any general questions about Outreachy and Debian terms and
> conditions, please ask in the debian-outreach mailing list:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-outreach/
> or the IRC channel #debian-outreach on the OFTC network
> Please ask any question about the topic itself on this Free-RTC mailing
> list
> I'd like to emphasize that the Outreachy program has significantly less
> funding than the GSoC program and far fewer interns are selected.
> Anybody who does submit an Outreachy application can be considered for
> GSoC 2017 as well and we have had many cases where applications are not
> accepted in Outreachy but were subsequently successful in applying for
> GSoC.  Many of the details from the Outreachy application can be
> cut-and-pasted for a GSoC application too so please keep a copy of
> everything you put in the application.  Please make sure you tell us if
> you also want to apply for GSoC 2017.
> If you are not sure what to include in your application, please see the
> suggestions I provided to GSoC students this year:
> https://wiki.debian.org/GSoC/StudentWikiPages
> but submit your details through the Outreachy web site, not the Debian
> wiki.
> Regards,
> Daniel
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Pranav Jain
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