[Theora-dev] Re: [Vorbis-dev] Google Summer of Code with Xiph.org

Dominik Zalewski dominikz at amu.edu.pl
Thu May 25 01:46:30 PDT 2006


I'm a person that applied for Google SoC 2006. Unfortunately I did not
get accepted. If you are wondering what my proposal was here are the


I would like to contact some person that was responsible for reviewing
and ranking my application. I understand there were some issues that
made other applicants highly ranked. I just would like to know what
was the problem with my application to be better prepared for the next

The main disadvantages of my application that I can think of now is:
* I'm not currently involved in any open-source project and I did not
do any coding for xiph.org.

Anyway, I would like to do my project anyway. Is there a possibility
of hosting by your organization: CVS, etc.?

Best regards

Dominik Zalewski

On 5/1/06, Ralph Giles <giles at xiph.org> wrote:
> All,
> I'm pleased to announce that Xiph.org has been selected as a mentoring
> organization for the 2006 Google Summer of Code program. So if you need
> a summer job, and there's something about free multimedia that's been
> bugging you, here's your chance!
> We've put up some project ideas for things we'd like to see in the wiki
>   http://wiki.xiph.org/index.php/Summer_of_Code
> But of course you're welcome to submit proposals for original or
> modified projects as well. Feel free to discuss ideas here on the
> public lists, or privately with the listed mentors before submitting
> officially.
> Google is now taking applications. You can apply by signing in here:
>   http://code.google.com/soc/
> With your google account info. If you don't already have one you can
> register a new account (including using an external, non-gmail address)
> here:
>   https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount
> You'll need cookies and such.
> You submit a proposal, our mentors will rank them, and then google will
> decide what to fund. See the drupal project's http://drupal.org/node/59037
> and http://drupal.org/node/59963 for some excellent advice on preparing
> your application. More information and a complete list of mentoring
> organizations is available at http://code.google.com/soc/
> We're looking forward to having some funded projects this summer, so
> good luck!
>  -r
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