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Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] [RFC] Proposal: A C++11 enabled TMP library
From: Louis Dionne (ldionne.2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-13 20:34:08

Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge <at>> writes:

> I hate to be a bore, but I'd actually say "with full unit testing and
> documentation" for every single item individually. That's because
> people tend to scan GSoC proposals quickly, not really reading it.
> Remember we get in about 120 proposals each year.


> > What follow is a list of optional tasks I would like to complete if I have
> > the time. Again, each task implies full unit testing and documentation.
> Add "and in consultation with my mentor(s)". And again mention the
> unit testing and documentation every item.


> Slightly change this: make the period from the start of GSoC up to
> C++Now being preparing your GSoC for presentation to the Boost
> community at C++Now (explain this is "the Boost conference"), and for
> which you'll be working 40 hours a week except where exams intrude.


> > The only factor limiting my availability is that I would like to take a
> > vacation of perhaps one week or so during the summer. However, if I am
> > not required to be super-available between the "pencils down" date and
> > the final results announcement, then I can take my vacation at that time.
> I'd delete any mention of vacations if I were you.

Alright, then I'll hope my mentor is indulgent.

> With the above changes, I think you're ready to submit a proposal.

Thank you for your help. The final proposal is at [1] if someone wants to read
it. Comments are still welcome; otherwise I'll send the application in a couple
of days.



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