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authorThomas Schwinge <>2013-04-23 12:14:22 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <>2013-04-23 12:14:22 +0200
commita2cd1c245297f5f4f64dd77b5bbaee4f22353ee7 (patch)
parent083c79ac20394f47808c6007953646420bf59425 (diff)
GSoC 2013.
3 files changed, 36 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/community/gsoc.mdwn b/community/gsoc.mdwn
index e3d52937..81a0740b 100644
--- a/community/gsoc.mdwn
+++ b/community/gsoc.mdwn
@@ -15,6 +15,12 @@ We're in! The GNU Hurd project is again participating in the [Google Summer of
Code]( under the [GNU
+As of Monday, 2013-04-22 it's the *student application period*. This will last
+until [Friday,
+2013-05-03](, which
+is plenty of time for preparing and discussing your applications -- but please
+don't wait to the last minute!
This year's *student application period* is over. Thanks for sending in your
@@ -22,6 +28,8 @@ applications! We're now reviewing and discussing these, so please pay
attention to any questions posted on your proposal's page. The Google site's
notification system should be sending out emails, too.
As we only have finite resources (meaning that we won't be able to accept all
GNU Hurd applications even if we wanted to), we will eventually need to make a
choice about whom to select. For this, it is a very good idea to be in contact
@@ -48,7 +56,11 @@ how to do `X`, can someone please help me?* And, as we're not working next to
each other in a conventional office or university setup, we'll need to
establish and get used to different communication channels.
-[Timeline]( As
boring as it is, but the next step is waiting: we will have to wait for Google
to announce the number of slots that the whole GNU project gets, and we'll be
discussing with our GNU peers about how to split these up among all the GNU
diff --git a/news/2013-04-23.mdwn b/news/2013-04-23.mdwn
new file mode 100644
index 00000000..e5730917
--- /dev/null
+++ b/news/2013-04-23.mdwn
@@ -0,0 +1,15 @@
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
+[[!meta date="2013-04-23 11:00 UTC"]]
+The **Google Summer of Code 2013** is on! If you're a student, consider
+applying for a GNU Hurd project -- details to be found on our
+*[[community/GSoC]] page*.
diff --git a/sidebar.mdwn b/sidebar.mdwn
index e8b69a93..5e019293 100644
--- a/sidebar.mdwn
+++ b/sidebar.mdwn
@@ -11,6 +11,14 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
Welcome to... [[!img /logo/boxes-redrawn.png link=/logo]] ... the GNU Hurd!
+[[!template id=highlight text="""**Breaking News**
+The **Google Summer of Code 2013** is on! If you're a student, consider
+applying for a GNU Hurd project -- details to be found on our
+*[[community/GSoC]] page*."""]]
* **[[Home|/index]]**