[Buildbot-devel] Call for Mentors

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Sat Apr 6 13:22:55 UTC 2013

It's that time of year again!  Our Google Summer of Code application
has been submitted, and we're about to start receiving student
applications.  We've already had a few bright folks in IRC looking at
projects and submitting patches for review.

But we need mentors, too.  All of the details are at

In particular, this year we'll have two mentors per student, providing
both high availability (if one needs to be away for some amount of
time) and load balancing (when both are present).

I'd love to have folks pair off early and let Tom and I know you'd
like to work together.  Maybe your schedules are compatible, or you're
new to the mentoring thing and want a more experienced co-mentor.  The
mailing list (even this thread!) would be a great place to arrange

I know I send many "please" emails, but Buildbot is doing lots of
exciting things, and that takes lots of dedicated people to be


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