Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of SponsoringPrograms/OPW/2014-12


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    88= Introduction =
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    10 FFmpeg is the universal multimedia toolkit: a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert, filter and stream audio and video. It is used by a number of media players (including VLC, MPlayer, and Totem through GStreamer), video websites (including YouTube and Vimeo), Internet browsers (including Google Chrome/Chromium), and lots of other softwares you can't even think of.
     10FFmpeg is the universal multimedia toolkit: a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert, filter and stream audio and video. It is used by a number of media players (including VLC, MPlayer, and Totem through GStreamer), video distribution websites (including YouTube and Vimeo), Internet browsers (including Google Chrome/Chromium), and lots
     11of other software projects in the multi-media field and beyond.
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    1213[http://gnome.org/opw/ Outreach Program for Women (OPW)] is a program that helps women (cis and trans) and genderqueer get involved in free and open source software. Through the guidance of mentors, interns gain valuable experience interacting with and coding for open source projects like FFmpeg. Additionally, the project and its users benefit from code created from students who often continue contributing as developers.
     
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    18 = Information for Students =
     19= Information for Applicants =
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    2021== Getting Started ==
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    22 1. '''Get to know FFmpeg.''' If you are a student and interested in contributing to an FFmpeg GSoC project it is recommended to start by subscribing to the [http://ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-devel ffmpeg-devel] mailing-list, visiting our IRC channels (''#ffmpeg-devel'' and ''#ffmpeg''), and exploring the codebase and the development workflow. Feel free to [#ContactingFFmpeg contact us] if you have any questions.
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    24 2. '''Find a project.''' Listed on this page are mentored and unmentored projects. Mentored projects are well-defined and mentor(s) have already volunteered. Unmentored projects are additional ideas that you may consider, but you will have to contact us to find a mentor. You may also propose your own project that may be a better match for your interest and skill level. If a project description is unclear or you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact its mentor or admin.
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    26 3. '''Contact us.''' If you find a project that you are interested in then get in touch with the community and let us know. In case you want to work on a qualification task, you should ask the respective mentor(s) so that the task can be claimed.
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    28 4. '''Apply.''' Student proposal period begins 10 March 19:00 UTC and ends 21 March 19:00 UTC. See the See the [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2014/help_page#2._What_is_the_program_timeline GSoC timeline] for additional information.
     231. '''Get to know FFmpeg.''' If you are an applicant interested in contributing to FFmpeg, it is recommended to start by subscribing to the [http://ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-devel ffmpeg-devel] mailing-list, visiting our IRC channels (''#ffmpeg-devel'' and ''#ffmpeg''), and exploring both the codebase and the development workflow. Feel free to [#ContactingFFmpeg contact us] if you have any questions.
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     252. '''Find a project.''' Listed on this page are mentored and unmentored projects. Mentored projects are well-defined and mentor(s) have already volunteered. Unmentored projects are additional ideas you may want to consider, but you will have to contact us to find a mentor. You can also propose your own project, if you can think of one that better fits your interest and skill level. If a project description is unclear or you have any questions, please get in touch with its mentor or the program admin.
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     273. '''Contact us.''' If you decide on a project, get in touch with the community and let us know. If you want to work on a qualification task, let the respective mentor know so we can avoid duplicated efforts.
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     294. '''Apply.''' Interns should apply by October 22 at the very latest. The "work" period begins December 9 and ends the same day in March. Take a look at [https://gnome.org/opw/#apply] for additional information.
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    3132== Qualification Tasks ==
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    33 In order to get accepted you will be requested to complete a small task in the area you want to contribute. FFmpeg GSoC projects can be challenging, and a qualification task will show us that you are motivated and have the potential to successfully finish a project.
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    35 The qualification task is usually shown in the project description. Contact the respective mentor(s) for assistance on getting a related qualification task or if you want to propose your own. You can also browse the [https://trac.ffmpeg.org FFmpeg Bug Tracker] for qualification task ideas.
     34In order to get accepted you may be requested to complete a small qualification task. FFmpeg development can be quite challenging and a qualification task might help us figure out whether you are motivated enough and have the potential to deliver successfully.
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     36The qualification tasks are usually shown in the project description. Contact the respective mentor(s) for assistance on getting a related qualification task or if you want to propose your own. You can also browse the [https://trac.ffmpeg.org FFmpeg Bug Tracker] for qualification task ideas.
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    3738== Contacting FFmpeg ==