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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc15] Attn: We need 2015 mentors and project ideas for Boost!
From: Thorsten Ottosen (tottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-11 04:25:37

On 10-02-2015 14:08, Niall Douglas wrote:
> On 10 Feb 2015 at 12:01, Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>> I think the old idea of a boost::devector container would be a very use
>> contribution. It's a bit like std::deque, but with much more control
>> over the buffers. It should be described in one of the old GSOC pages.
> Sounds like a great student project. However, the format for project
> ideas has been significantly tightened recently and so therefore the
> scope for copying old GSoC ideas reduced. In particular, ideas ought
> to have a programming competency test written with someone willing to
> mark it (usually the volunteer mentor(s)).

So each proposal needs a seperate competency test?

> We also need someone to step forward and volunteer to mentor such a
> project. Would you?

I can do that, although the time difference, if it's a US student,
can give problems. It all depends on the student I guess.



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