[lsb-discuss] Linux wireless GSoC 2010 project ideas

Frederic Weisbecker fweisbec at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 15:41:43 PST 2010


On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 03:31:50PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 03:23:15PM -0800, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm sorry if I'm a bit off-topic. But as I see this announce,
> > > I'm wondering about the topics for the google summer of code
> > > in the wider scope of the entire kernel.
> > >
> > > I'm a student and there are fair chances I'll be free for this
> > > summer so I start to think about applying.
> > >
> > > Are there currently some plans concerning other kernel areas?
> > 
> > These would be under the Linux Foundation umbrella, the wireless stuff
> > I just posted is just for wireless. I do not believe we have a common
> > forum yet for general linux stuff. Till?
> 
> Traditionally, PSU (Portland State University) handles a number of Linux
> kernel related projects for GSoC due to the Linux kernel developers who
> are mentors for them, and the faculty who are very clued into the kernel
> and x.org and general open source development.
> 
> Also, the way that PSU handles the projects, is it relies on the
> students to propose the projects, not the other way around.  Due to
> that, the success rate is very high as people do not generally propose
> things that they do not have some kind of interest in :)
> 
> So if you have a kernel related project you wish to do, feel free to
> submit it to the PSU group.
> 
> thanks,



Ah, good to know. Noted, thanks!



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