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Subject: Re: [boost] Google Summer of Code 2018
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-17 08:59:40

Having a recommendation from Niall means a lot to me.
Please someone mentors Tom. I really mean it.

Unfortunately I won't be able to do it myself because (1) I don't have to
right knowledge for this kind of project and (2) I hope to mentor again on

On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 7:23 AM, Niall Douglas via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > A student here rather than a mentor, but I'd still like to propose a
> > project. Last year we had a Boost.StaticMap[1] project which evolved into
> > Boost.StaticViews[2]. Niall Douglas was kind enough to mentor me during
> > the summer.
> I'd like to say that Tom was a great student last year, and that his
> coding was impressive. The project is niche, but serves that niche well
> and can plug into greater things.
> I'd prefer another Boost member to mentor him if possible as this
> summer, unlike last summer, I have an extremely full schedule. I am
> working away from home in Dublin in an onsite contract for long, long
> hours per day during which my internet access is severely restricted (no
> Google services for example, all blocked). I get about two free hours
> per day on the train commuting to and from work during which internet
> barely works. My weekends are currently spent 100% looking after small
> children. I unfortunately would not be able to act as a useful mentor to
> Tom this summer, so if anyone else could step up, it would be very helpful.
> Niall
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