GSoC topics (was Re: Thoughts about FOSDEM 2017)

Norman Feske norman.feske at ...1...
Wed Feb 8 15:34:08 CET 2017

Hello again,

> * Martin Decky (HelenOS) briefly presented the idea of forming an
>   open-source microkernel umbrella organization, i.e., to increase the
>   chance of acceptance to GSoC. Admittedly, we (Genode Labs) haven't
>   planned to apply to GSoC (we tried once but were rejected with no
>   feedback). However, personally, I'd support the idea of a joint
>   application of the larger community. Martin and Jakub proposed to
>   use the FOSDEM devroom and thereby the same community that is behind
> as umbrella organization. This sounds sensible to
>   me as this community already exists to the mutual benefit of everyone
>   involved, and is open for everyone to join. I wonder, do you (the
>   people of the Genode community) have an opinion about this idea,
>   and GSoC in general?

the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) initiative of Jakub Jermar and Martin
Decky prompted me to update Genode's "Challenges" page, which may be
taken as the basis for GSoC topics:


Dr.-Ing. Norman Feske
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