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Re: GSoc GNU Hurd project

From: Ali Servet Dönmez
Subject: Re: GSoc GNU Hurd project
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 02:28:54 +0100


said that I'm not a GNU Hurd authority or anything closer to that, just
want to point you out that as for GSoc's rules you cannot (at least you
shouldn't) apply in group for a single project proposal [0].

My best regards,
Ali Servet Dönmez


On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 20:39 -0800, subin surendren wrote:
> I am a student doing my undergraduate engineering course in
> Information Technology at MES College of Engineering, Kuttipuram in
> India.
> I have just come across the GNU Hurd project being listed as a mentor
> organisation in Google SoC 2008.
> I have a proposal to work on the "installer part" of the GNU Hurd. A
> few of my seniors did work on this project (GNU Hurd LX Installer)
> last year co-ordinating with Philip Charles of New Zealand. Our work
> has been listed at http://gnu.ethz.ch/hurd
> The LX installer project was also listed by Sourceforge at
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/hurdlx
> Since GNU Hurd doesn't have a native installer, the LX project made
> use of a stable surrogate installer for the purpose of installation
> and went ahead right upto the features of getting X console after
> installation – which was unique.
> This time around, our plan is to extend these features further :
>        (a) incorporate latest stable surrogate installer
>        (b) get a gui installer part working
>        (c) work with the latest release of Hurd – equivalent to K16 or later
> Since the guides of this project is here (C K Raju, Raghesh A and
> Badharudeen P), it would be possible to carry the work forward.
> The proposed team members (all classmates) are
>        (1) Subin M
>        (2) Manoj K M
>        (3) Binu J Raj
> We are awaiting to hear from you,
> Yours truly,
Ali Servet Dönmez <wnstox@yahoo.com>

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