Subject: Re: [boost] GSoC 2019: we're in again!
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-04 11:56:26
Yes I'm sure it would be a great project. Have you submitted something on
the wiki here
On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 12:33 PM James E. King III <jking_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 7:16 PM David Bellot via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Dear Boost community,
>> this year again, Boost C++ has been accepted as a mentor organization for
>> the Google Summer of Code 2019.
>> We are very happy to be part of this program every year because it brings
>> talented students and a substantial amount of money to our organization to
>> support our work toward the best libraries in C++.
>> If you want to be a mentor, please propose your project now here:
>> It's very important to write your proposal as soon as possible to attract
>> the best students. If you have any questions, please contact me
>> immediately. If you happen to be in Sydney, come and have a chat with me
>> Happy coding,
> The boost::date_time library needs enhancements in the timezone handling
> Specifically, the existing timezone database is not capable of handling
> the date-based
> shifts that happen when timezones legally change. One possibility is to
> rewrite the timezone
> handling code. There is an open issue on GitHub which has received a
> couple thumbs
> up from the community:
> Would something like this qualify?
> - Jim
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