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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc18] New Astronomy Library
From: Pranam Lashkari (plashkari628_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-21 17:46:59

I am writing a detailed proposal which can answer all of your questions.

Which proposal should I publish on wiki page (Short overview which I have
already sent) or the detailed one which explains everything?

On Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM, Vinícius dos Santos Oliveira <
vini.ipsmaker_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 2018-01-21 8:07 GMT-03:00 Pranam Lashkari <plashkari628_at_[hidden]>:
>> I have made this proposal for this new library(check attachment)
>> Suggestions are invited.
> You need to focus more on "selling your project". Why is it important to
> have such library in C++ specifically? Isn't this one of those projects
> where other languages will do just fine? What market are we missing by not
> having this library? What C++ have to offer to make such library be
> inviting to write in C++?
> You mention "gather information from observation data". Does this mean
> you'll include a parser for some format?
> Can you compare this library with some non-C++ library and detail a little
> how will scope between the two differ (e.g. your library will focus
> initially only on X given the library is only starting)?
> For now, this should be good. When it's time to submit the student form
> through the GSoC platform, you'll also focus on selling yourself. I'll give
> more feedback on this when the time comes. Don't worry.
> Should I publish this on the wiki page of Boost GSoC 2018?
> Yes, please. You can put my name as a potential mentor.
> --
> Vinícius dos Santos Oliveira

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