Earlier this month, I applied to the Mono Project (and the University of Washington, and Ubuntu, and Debian, and The Perl Foundation) requesting a mentor to get Perl6 hosted on the DLR.
Last Tuesday, Miguel contacted me and asked that I chat with Michael Hutchinson about possibly taking up a different project. It seems that the group did not have any mentors who felt comfortable mentoring the Perl6 project. After a bit of consideration, I agreed to modify my application and take up a project to revive the regular expression compiler from 2.2.
Today, the project was officially accepted, and I met with my mentor for the first time (hi Rodrigo!).
Although the GSoC doesn’t officially get started until 5/24, I’m making a git-svn checkout now. I’ve always committed the code directly to svn, but I’ve enjoyed working with git, and it seems about time to start contributing via git-svn. It will be easier to have local branches this way, too.
Anyway, I’m looking forward to it ;)