Blog syndication for GSoC - ers

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Sun May 25 04:22:49 UTC 2008

On Sun, 25 May 2008, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:

> On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 10:04 PM, Eugene Teo <eteo at> wrote:
> >
> > Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote:
> >> With the new process for getting (and staying) on Planet Fedora in
> >> place, how does it affect GSoC-ers ?
> >>
> >> Do we have their blogs on the Planet ? And, do they get
> >> accounts ?
> >
> > Is it possible to waive the requirement that my mentee has to be
> > sponsored to a group other than the CLA group? I remember there were
> > discussion about syndicating our mentees blogs to Planet Fedora?
> I'm going to forward this to seth vidal, who is in charge of such
> things, and the Fedora Infrastructure team.
> Personally I think that the students/mentees will need access to the
> wiki at some point or another. That can definitely count as a second
> group.  I've made it a point for my mentee to have a biography on the
> wiki, and with the new wiki, it has it's own group in FAS.
> To actually put a blog on Planet Fedora, the mentees need to follow
> the instructions seth posted a few days ago.
> They can be found here

My personal feeling is that individuals that want to be on planet really
should be a fedora contributor.  The barriers are pretty low (and going
down even more all the time) to contribute.

The question then is, why would someone want to be on Fedora planet but
not be a fedora contributor?


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