[wp-hackers] GSoC 2010

Justin Shreve justin.shreve at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 15:28:15 UTC 2010

I think it's an interesting idea. You should check into what is already
being done first. For example check out the various conference sites at
http://wordcamp.org - and see what they are using and how the different
sites are setup.

I would also look at http://wccpco.eventstart.com/ and the various features
there and http://www.eventbrite.com/ (which I think powers some of the

In terms of your proposal:

- user can create one or more speaker profile(s)
- user can create one ore more session(s) and link this with the speaker

I think you need to elaborate a bit more on some of the features you can
bring. These two items for example can be done pretty easily with custom
pots types or just linking a "user" (speaker) to a "post" (event/session).

Do you have a full proposal you can paste here?

- Justin

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 11:20 AM, Ralph Bergmann <ralph at dasralph.de> wrote:

> Am 28.03.10 00:23, schrieb scribu:
> > I think GSoc projects should focus on things that the majority of WP
> > users would find useful.
> Okay it isn't the cool plugin which everybody needs but not all need
> buddypress or bbpress. I would like to develop an plugin to manage /
> organise conferences, see
> http://lists.automattic.com/pipermail/wp-hackers/2010-March/031151.html
> > Anyway, getting feedback on this mailing list isn't a requirement for
> > your proposal to be accepted.
> But when nobody is interested in my proposal, no one accept me for GSoC :(
> Ralph
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