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Re: co-mentor for a GSoC proposal wanted: debbugs web submission

On 3/15/07, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> wrote:
Hi all,
  I'm willing to present a Debian project proposal for the Google Summer
of Code [1] for implementing a web frontend for reporting bugs to the
Debian BTS. I'm volunteering for being a mentor for such a project. I've
expertise in the field of usability and I know, as an user, debbugs
related services like the LDAP gateway; however I'm lacking in-depth
knowledge of debbugs code.

Hence I would feel more confident in proposing the project if someone
with such knowledge join me in co-mentoring the project, in case an
interested student shows up.

Possible people interested in co-mentoring that come to my mind are Sam
Hocevar (who mentioned a web-interface in his DPL platform), Bastian
Venthur (who is developing reportbug-ng), Don Armstrong (who AFAIK is
working actively on debbugs). I've Cc-ed these people.

They, or anyone else interested in co-mentoring the project can contact
me in private mail.

Hi Zack,

It was me that mentioned about the web submission in platform. I would
like to co-mentor the project and/or any other proposal I've made
there. I also prefer if the student can integrate this feature into
debbugs and not inject the bug report through any other way. To avoid
spam, debbugs can send a mail to the submitter that then need to reply
the confirmation message, so it needs a queue limit, message timeout
and stuff like that. Thoughts?

-- stratus

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