interoperability/portabilizing for GHC.. Summer of Code?
isaacdupree at charter.net
Thu Feb 14 08:00:35 EST 2008
Simon Marlow wrote:
>> Do you think it's plausible to apply for this as haskell.org Summer of
>> Code project (I'm a U.S. college student now, which explains why I've
>> been too busy to work on GHC stuff, and in the fall) ; I don't know
>> much about the process, and of course there's lots of competition,
>> but, any advice?
> Sure. But if I'm honest, I'm not sure this would be a top priority for
> the Haskell community (I could be wrong). After all, GHC already works
> on 99% of platforms, so we're only helping a few people here. You'd
> have to make a pretty strong case, and get plenty of support. I'd be
> happy to mentor if the project gets accepted.
okay, maybe I'll apply, and we can see if the side-effects of "makes GHC
code a little nicer" and "provides a case study in that" carry any
weight as plausible additional arguments :-) Indeed, if other things
win out for Haskell development this summer, they'll be important too.
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