[FreeBSD-Announce] Summer Programming Opportunities for Students (Summer of Code)

Murray Stokely murray at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 17 22:47:48 UTC 2008

The FreeBSD Project is happy to again participate in Google's Summer
of Code program.  This program provides $4500 in funding to allow
students to spend the summer writing open source software.  If you or
someone you know would be interested in this program, please visit our
website at :


There you will find a large list of interesting projects in diverse
areas of modern Unix operating system development.  Some example tasks
involve writing kernel/networking regression test suites, working on
peripheral device driver infrastructure, improving multibyte character
support, improving the IPv6 support in userland utilities, and much

You will also find a list of senior developers who have agreed to act
as mentors to interested students.  Once you have identified a project
and a mentor, you should complete a proposal and submit it to Google
before the March 31 deadline.


        - Murray

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