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From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-03-20 12:52:44

On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 11:28, degski <degski_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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 research.

I don't disagree.
I've been a bad cop too often though.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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