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I am wondering about how much time Google Summer of Code typically takes. I do have an internship lined up for this summer, but GSoC seems like quite an awesome experience. I also really want to get into Open Source development. It states in the FAQ that it's not a good idea to attempt both, but it doesn't give any specifics. I'm wondering if it's feasible to do both. Or would I be better off by trying to work on open source in my spare time?

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Having done both an internship and GSOC, I'd agree with the FAQ that it is not a good idea to attempt to do both at the same time.

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Thanks! Exactly what I wanted to know. –  Ryan Endacott Apr 9 '13 at 2:04
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