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From: degski (degski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-03-20 10:27:51

On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 04:10, Mateusz Loskot via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 07:13, dim131 via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> >
> > My name is Dimitris. I have implemented several advanced algorithms and
> data
> > structures in the past, so I would be quite interested in the project
> > (perhaps even outside GSOC). Is there a mentor available for this?
> You are late, but perhaps not too late.
> But you seem to have no idea which Boost library to contribute to
> and which Boost GSoC project you want to develop.
> So, you need to hurry up!
> Dive into this
> and read *all* references there, all of it.
> Next, read all material here
> Then, find which Boost library (project) you want to contribute
> Get in touch/discuss with potential mentors. I suggest via the mailing
> list,
> here or library specific (, instead of privately
> as we are an open source project, after all.
> Finally, work on your
> - project proposal
> - competency test solution
> - submit both according to the official GSoC guidelines

I admire your efforts, imo these kind of submissions already fail a major
[maybe the most important one] competency test, that is to do independent


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