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authorThomas Schwinge <>2014-03-16 16:36:08 +0100
committerThomas Schwinge <>2014-03-16 16:36:08 +0100
commit9315421090088924c66a8f6e97ee3e0105d17617 (patch)
parent0ce632f1ef115b00ffb059eb74a97252aefa4025 (diff)
GSoC 2014.
5 files changed, 91 insertions, 51 deletions
diff --git a/community/gsoc.mdwn b/community/gsoc.mdwn
index e6f07822..5a373014 100644
--- a/community/gsoc.mdwn
+++ b/community/gsoc.mdwn
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Free Software
-Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Free
+Software Foundation, Inc."]]
[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
@@ -11,24 +11,28 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
[[!meta title="Google Summer of Code"]]
The Google Summer of Code 2013 is over. Chances are that we will again be
participating in 2014, stay tuned.
We're in! The GNU Hurd project is again participating in the [Google Summer of
Code]( under the [GNU
-As of Monday, 2013-04-22 it's the *student application period*. This will last
-until [Friday,
-2013-05-03](, which
+Per the [Google Summer of Code 2014 Program
+Timeline](, on
+Monday, from 2014-03-10 to 2014-03-21, it's the *student application period*,
is plenty of time for preparing and discussing your applications -- but please
don't wait to the last minute!
This year's *student application period* is over. Thanks for sending in your
applications! We're now reviewing and discussing these, so please pay
attention to any questions posted on your proposal's page. The Google site's
notification system should be sending out emails, too.
As we only have finite resources (meaning that we won't be able to accept all
GNU Hurd applications even if we wanted to), we will eventually need to make a
@@ -37,7 +41,6 @@ with us, be it by answering the evaluators' questions on your proposal's page,
or by talking to us on the [[mailing_lists]] or on [[IRC]]. At this time, it
is important for us to get a good impression about the seriousness you're
showing with your application.
If you intend to apply for any such projects in the future, it's a good idea to
already start perparing for it now: the sooner, the better.
@@ -47,14 +50,12 @@ send in some basic patches (as mentioned in our
[[student_application_form]]), and talk to us on the [[mailing_lists]] or
on [[IRC]], for example about the principal steps you're
planning on doing in your intended work area.
Of course, we don't expect you
to already start working seriously on your project, but any input you're giving
us will make it easier for us to justify selectiong your specific proposal. At
this time, it is not quantity that matters, and it also is not *the perfect
patch* we're waiting for, but it is rather that we see how you're generally
able to work with the code.
If you have any questions, don't be shy: please ask! Nobody expects you to
know everything. Even for the long-term Hurd contributors it is common to
@@ -73,7 +74,6 @@ discussing with our GNU peers about how to split these up among all the GNU
# Possible projects
We have a list of [[project_ideas]], and students are likewise encouraged to
diff --git a/community/gsoc/project_ideas.mdwn b/community/gsoc/project_ideas.mdwn
index 39797ba0..262ead82 100644
--- a/community/gsoc/project_ideas.mdwn
+++ b/community/gsoc/project_ideas.mdwn
@@ -74,41 +74,58 @@ After all, the purpose of GSoC is to introduce you to free software development
before the end of the application process, with our help -- contact us, and we
will assist you as well as we can.
-See also the list of [Hurd-related X.Org project
-ideas](, and [Debian GNU/Hurd
-<!-- Olaf, wouldn't it make sense to put the following tasks next to each
-other: language_bindings, gnat, gccgo, perl_python. -->
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/language_bindings" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/virtualization" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/file_locking" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/gdb" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/tcp_ip_stack" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/nfs" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/sound" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/disk_io_performance" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/vm_tuning" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/gnumach_cleanup" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/xmlfs" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/unionfs_boot" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/lexical_dot-dot" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/secure_chroot" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/package_manager" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/download_backends" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/maxpath" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/gnat" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/gccgo" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/hardware_libs" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/cdparanoia" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/perl_python" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/testsuites" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/testing_framework" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/libcap" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/xattr" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/valgrind" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/driver_glue_code" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/dtrace" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
-[[!inline pages="community/gsoc/project_ideas/libdiskfs_locking" show=0 feeds=no actions=yes]]
+Here is a list of project ideas, followed by all project ideas inlined.
+[[!inline show=0 feeds=no archive=yes template="titlepage" pagenames="{{$project_ideas}}"]]
+Additional ideas have been posted in [[!message-id
+""]], but have not yet been integrated
+here and elsewhere. Keywords: *bootstrap-vz*, *buildbot*, *ceph*, *clang*,
+*cloud*, *continuous integration*, *debian*, *eudyptula challenge*, *gcc front
+end*, *gdb*, *grub*, *guile*, *learning system*, *llvm*, *lttng*, *rump
+kernels*, *samba*, *sbcl*, *smbfs*, *steel bank common lisp*, *subhurd*,
+*systemtap*, *teaching system*, *tracing*, *virtio*, **, *xen*, *xorg*.
+As well as any other ideas you might have, these are likewise applicable for
+All project ideas inlined:
+[[!inline show=0 feeds=no actions=yes pagenames="{{$project_ideas}}"]]
+[[!ymlfront data="""
+ "community/gsoc/project_ideas/language_bindings
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/virtualization
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/file_locking
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/gdb
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/tcp_ip_stack
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/nfs
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/sound
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/disk_io_performance
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/vm_tuning
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/gnumach_cleanup
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/xmlfs
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/unionfs_boot
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/lexical_dot-dot
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/secure_chroot
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/package_manager
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/download_backends
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/maxpath
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/gnat
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/gccgo
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/hardware_libs
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/cdparanoia
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/perl_python
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/testsuites
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/testing_framework
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/libcap
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/xattr
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/valgrind
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/driver_glue_code
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/dtrace
+ community/gsoc/project_ideas/libdiskfs_locking"
diff --git a/community/gsoc/project_ideas/testsuites.mdwn b/community/gsoc/project_ideas/testsuites.mdwn
index 00484efa..451c8c5f 100644
--- a/community/gsoc/project_ideas/testsuites.mdwn
+++ b/community/gsoc/project_ideas/testsuites.mdwn
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
[[!meta title="Fix Compatibility Problems Exposed by Testsuites, Implement
-Missing Interfaces"]]
+Missing Interfaces in glibc for GNU Hurd"]]
diff --git a/news/2014-03-16-gsoc.mdwn b/news/2014-03-16-gsoc.mdwn
new file mode 100644
index 00000000..7bcbcdca
--- /dev/null
+++ b/news/2014-03-16-gsoc.mdwn
@@ -0,0 +1,15 @@
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
+[[!meta date="2014-03-16 15:45 UTC"]]
+The **Google Summer of Code 2014** is on! If you're a student, consider
+applying for a GNU Hurd project -- details to be found on our
+[[community/GSoC]] and [[community/gsoc/project_ideas]] pages.
diff --git a/sidebar.mdwn b/sidebar.mdwn
index e8b69a93..a5daebe5 100644
--- a/sidebar.mdwn
+++ b/sidebar.mdwn
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Free
-Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
+Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
@@ -11,6 +11,14 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
Welcome to... [[!img /logo/boxes-redrawn.png link=/logo]] ... the GNU Hurd!
+[[!template id=highlight text="""**Breaking News**
+The **Google Summer of Code 2014** is on! If you're a student, consider
+applying for a GNU Hurd project -- details to be found on our
+[[community/GSoC]] and [[community/gsoc/project_ideas]] pages."""]]
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