Subject: Re: [boost] GSoC: Getting ready for the application
From: Mario Mulansky (mario.mulansky_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-27 15:20:18
On Wednesday, March 27, 2013 10:39:46 AM David Bellot wrote:
> Indeed, looking at the page, at lot of projects are like "finish this or
> finish that". I don't think it's the right way to attract students. Maybe
> things could be improved or, if not possible, we can archive those
> proposals at the end of the page and only put the focus on subject with
> enough matter.
> Can the description of the benchmark library be improved. I think that one
> is a good candidate.
> Mario, could you move it closer to the top as well, alongside the other
> projects having a complete description.
I added some points explaining the goal of the GSoC to this project and moved
it up in the list - maybe the rest should go under "ideas" also? However, any
more input on the benchmark project is highly welcome!
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:47 PM, Boris Schaeling <boris_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Can those who planned to add a proposal but didn't do yet update
> > https://svn.boost.org/trac/**boost/wiki/SoC2013
> > /boost/wiki/SoC2013>as soon as possible? And can those who added a
> > proposal check it one last time?
> > Andrew reminded me that Boost wasn't accepted last year because we had a
> > superficial list of ideas without realistic goals and expectations. We
> > should be able to increase our chances if we document actual requirements
> > and possibly design approaches. According to Google they look extensively
> > at every org's ideas page. So this is really important.
> > Thanks,
> > Boris
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