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Re: Google's Summer of Code 2006

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: Google's Summer of Code 2006
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 13:29:16 -0400
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On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 01:26:48PM -0400, I wrote:
> The GNU project is participating in this year's Summer of Code, [...]
> the Hurd project [...] also [...].

I installed the HTML equivavlent of the following on our top level web
page, <URL:http://hurd.gnu.org/>:

    The GNU Hurd project will participate in this year's Google Summer of
    Code, under the aegis of the GNU project.

    The following is a list of items you might want to work on. If you
    want to modify or extend these tasks or have your own ideas what to
    work on, please feel invited to contact us on the bug-hurd mailing
    list or the #hurd IRC channel.

        * Make GNU Mach use more up to date device drivers.
        * Work on GNU Mach's IPC / VM system.
        * Design and implement a sound system.
        * Transition the Hurd libraries and servers from cthreads to
        * Find and implement a reasonable way to make the Hurd servers
          use syslog.
        * Design and implement libchannel, a library for streams.
        * Rewrite pfinet, our interface to the IPv4 world.
        * Design / implement / enhance support for the...
              o Andrew File System (AFS);
              o NFS client and NFSd;
              o EXT3 file system;
              o Logical Volume Manager (LVM).

    Please see the page GNU guidelines for Summer of Code projects about
    how to make an application and Summer of Code project ideas list for
    a list of tasks for various GNU projects and information about about
    how to submit your own ideas for tasks.

Additionally, these task proposals are also listed on


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