[tug-summer-of-code] A couple of project proposals

Scott Pakin scott at pakin.org
Tue Feb 17 01:58:10 CET 2009

Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>   Thank you for writing this up.
>   I like the formulation, it's very lively and enthusiastic :-)
>   We need to make clear that there is no assigned mentor for the
> moment, maybe by simply adding a line at the bottom of the proposal.


    At the moment there is no assigned mentor for this project.
    Students should propose a mentor by [HOW?]

>   We could also mention the different possibilities for implementing
> this application, like the ones we discussed here (server-side /
> client-side, C++ / Javascript, etc.); but, on the other hand, since your
> proposal clearly states that the potential student would need to first
> identify an appropriate solution, it's coherent to not anticipate, and
> let him choose.

I had thought about including some of the possibilities that were
discussed in this thread but eventually decided that a student is more
likely to get excited about a solution that he comes up with himself
than a predetermined solution or even a solution narrowed down to a
specific set of possibilities.

-- Scott

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