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Re: texinfo in Google Summer of Code

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: texinfo in Google Summer of Code
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 17:03:49 +0100

On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 07:33:43AM -0800, Per Bothner wrote:
> On 2/10/21 12:54 PM, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > I understand well the makeinfo Perl code, and I can help on checking the
> > code.  But I do not have much time overall for texinfo these days.  I do
> > not really know what co-mentoring would entail besides what I already do
> > for texi2any.
> Basically, it is to provide help and guidance for a student working
> on a given project. That could include setting expectations and goals,
> help the student with creating a roadmap, evaluate their progress, and do on.
> We create a project suggestion (now), and if a student is interested,
> they submit a proposal to work on the project.  (The student can submit
> unrelated proposals, but usually don't, but we're free to summarily reject
> anything we don't think os a good idea, or a proposal that indicates
> they don't get it.  Usually there is some back-and-forth with the
> student helping them with their proposal and helping them understand
> what is involved, before the formal submittal and possible acceptance
> of the proposal.)

That's clearly too much time for me.  I actually do that as part of
my job (in research), but I do not have enough free time to do that for


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