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Re: [gnu-soc] [Nomad] Need your help with GSoC

From: Amar M. Singh
Subject: Re: [gnu-soc] [Nomad] Need your help with GSoC
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 18:20:44 +0000

February 3, 2020 5:54 PM, "Gábor Boskovits" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello Amar,
> Amar M. Singh <address@hidden> ezt írta (időpont: 2020. febr. 3., H, 17:29):
>> Hi Amar,
>> "Amar M. Singh" <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Nomad is participating in GSoC this year. I thought
>>> we might be able to get some help from Guix.
>> Nice! Was your application accepted already? (I don’t know the
>> timeline.)
>> Not yet but we are hopeful. The deadline's 5th Feb, or 6th Feb depending
>> on where one is.
> I hope this will work for you.

We will definitely do our best to make Nomad a great piece of free
software :-)

>>> "If you are a new organization to GSoC, is there a Google
>>> employee or previously participating organization who will
>>> vouch for you? If so, please enter their name, contact
>>> email, and relationship to your organization."
> Unfortunately I believe that technically GNU Guix was never a
> participating organization. The participating organization is GNU.
> I can either connect you to the GNU org admins, or you can reach
> out to them directly on the address@hidden mailing list.

I should certainly contact the GNU project.

>> What would it take exactly? What do you need from us?
>> We have to provide:
>> 1. Organisation name: GNU Guix
>> 2. Contact email:
>> 3. Relationship to the organisation: first FSDG distro Nomad was
>> packaged for.
> If you still think that we should provide these information, then feel free
> to provide address@hidden as a contact e-mail address.

I've entered this email along with the above mentioned information as a
reference, in case we don't hear from address@hidden in
time. Thank you.

>> It would be probably more efficient if you could email Gábor Boskovits
>> (who’s handling Guix’ application under the GNU umbrella) as well as
>> possibly address@hidden (I saw you already emailed Ricardo, so
>> there are 3 additional maintainers you’d reach out to :-)).
>> Thanks,
>> Ludo’.
>> Thanks for your encouragement Ludovic :-)
>> Amar
>> ----------------
>> About Nomad:
>> Nomad's a web browser that uses GNU Guile as the extension language, and
>> the browser features are exposed to the Guile layer. It uses Emacsy
>> library to provide Emacs's like features such as buffers, and
>> keymaps. And work is underway to remove the C code and do all of this
>> using Guile only with the help of GNU G-Golf, thanks to Mike and David
>> Pirotte's work. I think it's fair to say Guix has helped Nomad's
>> development a lot, there is a package in Guix's master branch.
>> Website:
> Best regards,
> g_bor
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