Re: Google Summer of Code

From: Lorenzo Castellini <>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2023 14:03:46 UTC
I hope all is well. Firstly, I appreciate your time and the email response.
Unfortunately, due to the proposal due date being not so far away, I do not
think I will make it in time to send a complete proposal. Nonetheless, if I
come up with any new ideas that are more complete, I will let you know.
Again, thanks for your time and consideration.


Lorenzo Castellini Coutin

On Tue, Mar 28, 2023 at 9:56 PM Joseph Mingrone <> wrote:

> On Mon, 2023-03-27 at 18:07, Lorenzo Castellini <
>> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I hope this email finds you well. I am Lorenzo Castellini, a senior high
> > school student, with an interest in participating in the Google Summer of
> > Code. I am writing this email, since I am interested in collaborating
> with
> > you guys on the project, but I am in need of a bit of guidance with the
> > project proposal. I checked out the project list, and I was particularly
> > interested in a project of virtual memory compression. I would like to
> work
> > with this, maybe extending the project even further or applying some
> > automation to such a process. On another note, I would also like to work
> > with something similar, but with other PC components. Let me know of some
> > ideas according to my interests. Thanks!
> > Sincerely,
> > Lorenzo Castellini Coutin
> Hi Lorenzo,
> I don't see any proposed projects to work on virtual memory compression
> on  That's not to say that
> you can't still propose something, but we should determine if this is a
> viable project.  It looks like there were some GSoC projects in this
> area in 2015 and 2019.
> I've copied Mahdi Mokhtari, who mentored the project in 2019.  Mahdi,
> could you share any information about how that project turned out?  The
> repository listed on the wiki returns HTTP 404.
> Lorenzo, there is some general information about writing a proposal at
> Joe