[Rcpp-devel] Rcpp Google summer of code 2013?

Berry Kriesels berry at exisoft.nl
Wed Mar 20 22:58:16 CET 2013

On 03/18/2013 12:50 AM, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 17 March 2013 at 22:34, Michael Weylandt wrote:
> | There's an active R-GSOC bunch and I'm sure a good Rcpp project would get
> | support that way. Dirk has sponsored GSOC projects in the past so I bet you
> | wouldn't have too much trouble finding a mentor. ;-)
> Yep, I was quite involved for three years and even acted as admin one year,
> but I stopped mentoring after GSoC 2011. For one I don't have the bandwidth
> for it (but come to think about, I think I offered to be a back-up mentor for
> some thing using Rcpp but being primairly BioC) and Google also encourages
> rotation of personel so that things don't get stuck in the same rut.
> So if someone wants to have a go at a Rcpp-based GSoC project: by all means,
> go for it.
Thank you for your reply Dirk.
If someone would feel tempted to mentor the project I would be more then 
willing to show interest as a student!

> | http://rwiki.sciviews.org/doku.php?id=developers:projects:gsoc2013
> | And a mailing list off google groups.
> Yup.
> And there are of course other organizations too (eg I mentored for R as well
> as within Debian).
> Dirk

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