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   * [http://code.google.com/soc/2008/bbc/about.html BBC Research]
   * [http://code.google.com/soc/2008/bbc/about.html BBC Research] is accepting highly general [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/SummerOfCode Kamaelia] based (a python based component framework making concurrency fun, easy & useful to work with).The nature of [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/SummerOfCode Kamaelia] being a component system means that almost any project which is ambitious, interesting and fun would grow the [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/SummerOfCode2008 component set] in interesting and useful (to all) directions, so we have a fairly wide ranging set of [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/SummerOfCode2008 ideas] this summer. We've got [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/SummerOfCode2008 ideas up] from building video conferencing tools, through video editting/annotation, through XMPP developments, through to visualising social networks in 3D derived from SQL databases, through P2P 3D MUDs and all the way back to tools for helping children to learn to read and write using gesture recognition and speech synthesis. Then at the other end of the spectrum, we have some very specific targetted pieces of projects instead which will directly support the project in interesting ways. [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/SummerOfCode Kamaelia] is designed to be [http://kamaelia.sourceforge.net/MiniAxon/ new developer friendly] . If you have a general project idea that doesn't fit with the PSF it may well fit with us (as long as it will be developed as kamaelia components).

This page coordinates the [http://code.google.com/soc/ Google Summer of Code] projects involving Python and mentored by the Python Software Foundation (PSF).

The 2008 PSF SoC coordinator is JamesTauber (jtauber at jtauber dot com). Contact him if you have any questions.

Prospective Students

If you are a student interested in working on core Python development or on a project that helps the Python community, we'd love to have you apply to the Python Software Foundation for this year's Google Summer of Code.

You should join the [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/soc2008-general soc2008-general] mailing list and take a look at the Project Ideas section below. If any interest you, feel free to contact the proposer for details. You can also discuss your own project ideas with the people mentioned or talk about them on the soc2008-general mailing list. Some of us also hang out on #gsoc-python on freenode.

Students should read ["/Expectations"] to understand what is expected of them.

Prospective Mentors

Prospective mentors should join both the [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/soc2008-general soc2008-general] and [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/soc2008-mentors soc2008-mentors] lists. Once you've been approved for the soc2008-mentors mailing list, you should introduce yourself and what project areas you can help mentor. Contact JamesTauber if you have any questions.

Project Ideas

Other Python-Related Organizations

The following other organizations in GSoC 2008 are known to offer Python-related projects:

If you are an organization with projects involving Python, please contact JamesTauber so we can work more closely together.

Previous years

  • ["SummerOfCode/2005"]
  • ["SummerOfCode/2006"]
  • ["SummerOfCode/2007"]

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