Summer of Code 2008 Project Ideas

Vadim Goncharov vadim_nuclight at
Mon Mar 24 04:19:04 UTC 2008

Hi Robert Watson! 

On Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:45:19 +0000 (GMT); Robert Watson wrote about 'Re: Summer of Code 2008 Project Ideas':

>> The FreeBSD Project was again accepted as a mentoring organization for the 
>> Google Summer of Code.  The student application period will begin next week 
>> so if you have any ideas for great student projects, please send them to 
>> soc-admins at or post them here for discussion.  A good student 
>> project has a well defined purpose, some key FreeBSD developers that could 
>> be identified as potential mentors, and is feasible for a student to 
>> complete in a few months time.  The existing ideas list is available here :
>> If you can suggest something (getting specific parts of valgrind working on 
>> FreeBSD?) then please provide information in the form of the other projects 
>> listed on the page as far as difficulty level, requirements, etc..
> FYI, to students considering doing projects -- in the last day or two, we've 
> made significant updates to the project ideas list.  If you looked a few days 
> ago, please look again.  In particular, we've flagged a large number of 
> potential SoC projects that were not there previously.  We've also filtered 
> out some that looked too big to be a good 3-month summer project, although you 
> can still find many on the full ideas list.  If you're going to work on a 
> proposal for one of these projects, please directly contact the contacts 
> listed for the project to get feedback before submitting your proposal.  We 
> will continue to update the project ideas page as new ideas come in, so do 
> keep checking back.

Is it too late to add another SoC idea? I've made a proposal post yesterday :)

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