Outreachy 2016, I mentoring!

As Outreachy required for students, when this program starts they should post blogs every two week, but no such requirements for mentors. However, as a Outreachy mentor, I plan to share what I am thinking during this time, and post what I’ve learnt by the end of some mile-stones.

I would like to record some notes and thinking in blog posts, but may not so frequency as weekly, maybe monthly. As for language, I prefer English for that, but some reason, I am not good at writing English essay, so that I may post some Chinese blog future.

Before start…

In 2015, I am a mentor of Google Summer of Code, and mentoring two students for a project that implement a OTR (Off-the-Record) for a web-based IM tool. So I am confidential to apply being a mentor in Outreachy.

Before, I am a GNOME Foundation member for more than five years, doing localization and promoting GNOME as well as other FOSS project and philosophy in China. Actually, I raised two idea for this round of Outreachy. One is building a full-function event website to replace GUADEC website, but I found a new project named open-event could cover; Another is adding OTR (Off-the-Record) encryption support for Empathy. This idea dead due to Empathy are no longer developing and the developer said he never implement OTR any more.

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