Shall we partecipate in Outreachy Winter 2020?

Mattia Rizzolo mattia at
Fri Sep 4 11:25:40 UTC 2020

Hi people!

On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 04:58:03PM -0000, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Mattia Rizzolo wrote;
> > the next Outreachy season is coming, and as so I'd like to hear your
> > opinions on whether we should participate in it.
> >
> > In particular, I'm looking for good proposals that might not be the
> > usual ones we put up some years ago when we last participated (see
> >
> > for what we did).
> If it helps, we are looking for (for example) workflow changes, large
> refactoring work, new features of our tools, specific reproducibility
> fixes, etc. etc.  But crucially they should fit in that sweet spot of
> (a) requiring more time and energy than a weekend project, but (b) are
> also not too complicated that they would take forever and that (c)
> they are actually possible to 'complete' in a satisfactory manner.
> If they could (d) benefit a lot of people and have a big impact, that
> would naturally be beneficial over a potential 'personal' need… :)

The deadline is fast approaching, and TBH I'm not keen on attending with
only the previous proposals, as they did turn out to not be well focused
in some scopes, as Chris reported.

Thank you for any ideas you might give!

                        Mattia Rizzolo

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