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The Google Summer of Code
Each summer the Google Summer of Code sponsors students to work on Open Source projects. This Wiki introduces ideas, guidelines, and goals involving how we handle the SoC process.
Current happenings (2010)
Not much done is yet, except GSoC students may propose their own ideas (to firstname.lastname@example.org) -OR- choose one from the php.net ideas page.
How to get involved
If you have an idea, or are interested in the ideas listed here, or simply want to have a conversation with humans living within the PHP project, then check out the #php.pecl (for PEAR proposals use #pear) IRC channel on Efnet or write the email@example.com mailing list.
- Explain how to use the mailing lists (signup) and what an IRC is
Students either submit proposals of their own, or seek and work with ideas provided by the PHP project to work on.
We made some experiences with GSoC and have some ideas to improve. Probably there will be a GSoC 2009 so let's collect all of the plans to improve:
The License, Copyright, and Credits should follow the general guidelines of the given part of the PHP Project. In other words, use the PHP License.