[FFmpeg-devel] gnome-opw 2015

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Oct 12 18:11:45 CEST 2014

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 05:49:54PM +0200, Giorgio Vazzana wrote:
> 2014-10-12 2:18 GMT+02:00 Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>:
> > Hi
> >
> > On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 02:51:36AM +0530, Nikita Mantri wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I am a 4th year B.Tech. student. As a part of gnome-opw 2015 programme, I
> >> would like to contribute to one of the development projects that is listed
> >> on the website. I have decided to contribute to the symmetric-key block
> >> ciphers project as i have an intermediate knowledge of cryptography. I have
> >> done a research project in cryptography and security primitives during my
> >> research internship period. I would be obliged if you will help me in start
> >> contributing to this project.
> >
> > there are already 2 other potential applicants for
> > "symmetric-key block ciphers", but if you want to try anyway, please
> > choose a related qualification task, like some hash function or
> > symmetric block cypher that FFmpeg doesnt support yet and that
> > noone else has picked as their qualification task.
> >
> > also, if you start working on a qualification task please add yourself
> > to the wiki
> >
> > also note that for qualification to be passed the code for the
> > qualification task has to be submited here and pass review, this
> > may take multiple iterations and has to happen before slot(s) are
> > assigned to applicants.
> >
> > Giorgio may have more or other comments, he is the mentor of the
> > "symmetric-key block ciphers" task ...
> Hello Nikita,
> thanks for your email. As Michael pointed out we already have two
> potential applicants for the "Symmetric-key block ciphers" project and
> I feel like I've reached the number of people I want to mentor in one
> round (allright, I didn't think this project would turn out to be so
> popular!)

note, its unlikely that more than one applicant for
"symmetric-key block ciphers" will get a slot, though it could happen
if there are 2 who submit very impressive qualification tasks and
theres noone submitting a good qualification task for something else
and if we do have enough slots ...

so its ATM just the qualification tasks for which the number of
applicants is rather large. If you need help or need someone else
to take over mentoring an applicant for the qualification task, ill
find someone ?

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

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