On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 04:01:51PM -0400, Matthew M. Burke wrote:
> Youness Alaoui wrote:
>> I hope I'm not being too late for this GSoC project idea. I have the idea,
>> I have the mentor (me) and I even have the
>> student who wants to work on it (will apply once you guys
>> accept my idea as a Tcl SoC project).
>> Here's a copy/paste of the project, as posted on the wiki
>> (http://wiki.tcl.tk/20832) :
> Hopefully someone more knowledgeable than me on gory Tcl internals, what's
> been done before, Snack, etc. will comment on the feasibility, but from a
> project logistics point of view, there is no problem with adding new
> projects at this date. In fact, students are allowed to suggest their own
Ok cool! Then in that case, you've got yourself one new
project for the Tcl SoC and the student will apply soon for
> So, assuming nobody else sees any show stoppers, I'd say the important
> thing at this point is to work with the student to make sure the student
> puts together a high quality application.
Don't worry, I'll monitor him correcly and make sure it's a
high quality software. I know the guy personally and I've
already met with him twice to discuss this. I've also been
discussing the project with mplayer developers to make sure
the design for the new library will fit their needs and that
a move from their current implementation to the new library
will be possible.
> Details about the webapp and process for assigning students, etc, can be
> found at
> All mentors: please make sure to periodically check with the web app to
> see the proposals we have received _AND_ give feedback on those proposals.
> It won't influence how many students Google allocates to us, but it will
> help us insure that the proposals we do wind up accepting are as high
> quality, have the highest chance of success, etc, etc as possible.
Sure, no problem, I'll read that and make sure to check the
web app periodically.
I'm just waiting for you to accept my mentor application.
p.s.: You forgot to CC the ML. Forwarding your mail.