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Subject: Welcome gsoc2009 students

Welcome gsoc2009 students

From: Dominik Wenger <>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 23:47:33 +0200

Hello Rockbox developers!

We are proud to announce that Google will be paying five students to
work on Rockbox this summer.

Our promising students are:

Bryan Jacobs (BryanJacobs) - Rockbox Support for Wavpack Hybrid Compression
Mentors: Dave Chapman (linuxstb), Alex Parker (BigBambi)

Mohamed el Haddad (MT) - Adding RM support to Rockbox
Mentors: Michael Giacomelli (saratoga), Dave Chapman (linuxstb)

Robert Keevil (obo) - Port of Rockbox to the Sansa View
Mentors: Paul Louden (Llorean), Daniel Stenberg (Bagder)

Tomer Shalev (tomer) - Infrastructure to allow USB class drivers to be
implemented as plugins + Implement Human Interface Device (HID) demo
Mentors: Frank Gevaerts (gevaerts), Jonas Häggqvist (rasher)

Wincent Balin (wincent) - Make Rockbox a musical instrument
Mentors: Peter D'Hoye (petur), Dominik Wenger (domonoky)

You can read more about this at:

Welcome to GSoC 2009 and congratulations!

The next steps for our students:
- please introduce yourself here.
- make yourself familiar with the community and the code in question.
- make contact with your mentors.
- create a Wikipage to describe your project and document progress.

A word to all the students who didn't make it:
We would like to thank you for applying, and if you have any questions
about why your project wasn't amongst those chosen, or how you can
improve your odds if you apply to Rockbox next year, please let us know.
We would of course appreciate it if you choose to continue with your
project even if your are not chosen, and we would be happy to help you
with this.

We wish all our students a successful and productive summer.
Received on 2009-04-20

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