July 24, 2008
Google Melange will spice up SoC
Author: JT Smith
Google's Summer of Code (SoC) has been around since 2005 as a way to get students involved in open source. But according to Google program Manager Leslie Hawthorne the Google system used for managing the projects within the SoC hasn't been all that great. So Google is developing a new collaboration platform called Melange (based on the concept of Melange / spice from Frank Herbert's Dune novels).