[Ffmpeg-devel] GSoC'07 Call For Mentors
Wed Mar 7 22:42:41 CET 2007
On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 21:02:01 +0100
Steve Lhomme <slhomme at corecodec.com> wrote:
> Mike Melanson wrote:
> > Steve Lhomme wrote:
> >> Mike Melanson wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> Another thing about the Google Summer of Code: Email me if you are
> >>> interested in taking on the responsibility of mentoring a student
> >>> project. Not a small task; we want to have a rigorous series of
> >>> checkpoints for each project and consistent contact with each student
> >>> to mitigate certain problems we had last year.
> >> There are already 3 persons available for the matroska muxer:
> >> - Aurelien Jacobs
> >> - Ronald Bultje
> >> - myself
> >> I suppose the official mentor but be someone with strong FFMPEG ties ?
> >> That would mean Aurelien.
I agree, and I'm ready for the task.
So it seems I will be the official mentor.
> >> Otherwise I can be the mentor, given I know
> >> matroska best and I know how libavformat works.
I also have a good knowledge of matroska, being the author of current
MPlayer's Matroska demuxer.
But some help with mentoring this project is very welcomed.
> > If anyone has a financial motivation, a mentoring spot is worth $500,
> > paid by Google (less taxes, unless we can figure out some non-profit
> > scam this year).
> As I already have a paying job, I'll leave that to Aurelien or Ronald if
> they don't.
We could probably agree on spliting it, or giving it to the ffmpeg project
if it can do any good. Anyway, that shouldn't cause any trouble.
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