[Haskell-cafe] Anyone up for Google SoC 2010?

John Van Enk vanenkj at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 12:04:19 EST 2010

I'll just toss this idea out there:

I want to be able to pick a runtime to compile against. Some Ada compilers
allow me to specify a runtime to use with a --RTS flag. This, of course,
also means we'd need to write more runtime variants.

I dropped this on the haskell_proposals reddit for safe keeping/evaluation:


On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 6:04 AM, Malcolm Wallace <
malcolm.wallace at cs.york.ac.uk> wrote:

> Google has announced that the Summer of Code programme will be running
> again this year.  If haskell.org people would like to take part again this
> year, then we need volunteers:
> First,
>    * suggestions for suitable projects
>          (in the past this was organised using a reddit)
>    * an administrator to co-ordinate the application to Google
>          (I have done it for the last three years but am very willing
>           to hand on to someone else)
> Google will accept applications from organisations in the period 8th - 12th
> March 2010, approx 1900UTC.
> If haskell.org is accepted again, students can apply between 29th March -
> 9th April.
> More volunteers will be required:
>    * to review student applications and choose which to accept
>    * to supervise the accepted students
> Both of these roles are called "mentor" in the Google system.  Putting
> together a good team of mentors before applying as an organisation is
> helpful towards us being accepted into the programme.
> Regards,
>    Malcolm
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