- success factors: What will a successful GSOC project look like? Describe the specifics of measure success of the software?
- success for the XSF: -- how will you project benefit the XSF community? -- how how will it make more non-XMPP folk aware of XMPP's benefits?
- what problem will your application solve?
- which audience is your application aimed at?
- what will your applicaiton do?
- describe the architecture?
- What is the minimum viable amount of work you need to do before it's useful?
- How many weeks will it take to reach MVP status?
- who are the thought leaders in this area?
- how do you plan to reach out to them?
- how will you gain distribuion?
- what tools will the team use to collaborate?
- how often will you resync your team?
- are there commercial versions of what you make? Beyond it being free, why would someone use your open source version?
- Are there XEPs that cover your product?
- where will mentors be able to check daily code updates?
- which blog will you be posting weekly updates to?