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This is a suggestion for the kind of information we'll find useful from students in their submissions. Remember -- you're going to be committing to several months' work. The more information and planning you can provide up-front, the more we (and Google!) will have to go on when we're ranking your application. Do not forget adding your submission at [[SummerOfCode2013/StudentApplications]]

 * '''Name'''
 * '''Contact/Email''': where can we contact you? (IRC/IM details too, if available. We will also privately request your phone contact at some point.)
 * '''Background''': something about yourself: technical skills, experience, etc. Who are you? What makes you the best person to work on this project?
 * '''Project title'''
 * '''Project details''': a more detailed description.
 * '''Synopsis''': a short description.
 * '''Benefits to Debian'''
 * '''Deliverables''': quantifiable results e.g. 'Port Debian to VAX', 'Write 3 articles for X website'.
 * '''Project schedule''': how long will the project take? When can you begin work?
 * '''Exams and other commitments''': do you have university exams inside the SoC period? If so, that's most likely not a problem but please tell us early!
 * '''Other summer plans''': are you getting married? Do you have a long vacation planned? Are you expecting to start a job? '''Be aware''' that if you are accepted for the summer, then Google will be paying you as though you were working for them. We (in Debian) will therefore expect you to be working 35-40 hours per week on your project. It is very unlikely that you will be able to combine a successful SoC with another summer job working for somebody else.
 * '''Why Debian?''': Why are you choosing Debian? What attracts you about Debian?
 * Are you applying for other projects in SoC? Note that letting us know about this '''does not''' impact your chances of acceptance or rejection with us; we ask this because it helps us to resolve deduplications wherein a student is accepted for multiple projects.
 * '''Name''' Catalin Vasile
 * '''Contact/Email''': catalinvasile92@gmail.com
 * '''Background''': I'm in my 3rd year as a student at Computer-Science. My favorite subjects, so far, have been related to low level programming, computer architecture and networking.
I've won first prize 3 years in a row at a national competition related to networking. Also, now I'm a Cisco junior academy teacher.
I'm currently a teaching assistant for a bachelor course named "Computer Organisation and Assembly Language" and I'm contributing with materials for another course named "Communication Protocols".
My favorite courses, so far, have been "Computer Architecture" 1 and 2, and this semester I'm looking forward in a course named "Operating Systems", where we dive in system programming concepts.
In the future I'm thinking of getting into developing system application, or even get into kernel programming.
 * '''Project title''' Improve Debian on mips64el
 * '''Project details''': As I'm mostly interested in low level programming and computer architecture, I'm very interested in the project named in the rows above, as I'm wishful to learn new low level computer concepts and getting into kernel programming.
 * '''Synopsis''': I can work most of the summer away at this project. I'm only planning a week off, somewhere in the middle of the summer.
 * '''Benefits to Debian''' You'll be having a hardworking person working on this project, who is very passionate in learning new things, especially on the project that I want to contribute to.
 * '''Deliverables''': I'm mostly interested in the "kernel package" so that I would could acquire and perfect new skills. The other parts ("package patches" and "debian-installer") are also of interest to me, but not so much as the first mentioned.
 * '''Project schedule''': As I've researched, it has taken the Debian team to port the OS to mips64el a pretty long time (about half an year). Even on the smallest part I would get, I'm planning on getting it functional until the end of summer.
 * '''Exams and other commitments''': Until the 15th of June I'm committed to the college exams session.
 * '''Other summer plans''': My bachelor program has a 4 year program. The summer between the 3rd and the 4th year I have to get a job as an intern so that I can promote to the next year.
 * '''Why Debian?''': I choose Debian because is one of the Linux distributions that has the widest spread in Computer Science, servers, etc. Right now I'm running Linux Mint which is based on Ubuntu, which in turn is based on Debian.
Also, contributing on an actual wide spread OS project such as Debian ensures me on having real hands one experience in developing actual useful software. Software that isn't just 2 buttons in a window -_-'.
 * Are you applying for other projects in SoC? Yes I'm applying for other projects as well. I'm interested in projects related to computer architecture and/or kernel development.

Student Application Template

  • Name Catalin Vasile

  • Contact/Email: catalinvasile92@gmail.com

  • Background: I'm in my 3rd year as a student at Computer-Science. My favorite subjects, so far, have been related to low level programming, computer architecture and networking.

I've won first prize 3 years in a row at a national competition related to networking. Also, now I'm a Cisco junior academy teacher. I'm currently a teaching assistant for a bachelor course named "Computer Organisation and Assembly Language" and I'm contributing with materials for another course named "Communication Protocols". My favorite courses, so far, have been "Computer Architecture" 1 and 2, and this semester I'm looking forward in a course named "Operating Systems", where we dive in system programming concepts. In the future I'm thinking of getting into developing system application, or even get into kernel programming.

  • Project title Improve Debian on mips64el

  • Project details: As I'm mostly interested in low level programming and computer architecture, I'm very interested in the project named in the rows above, as I'm wishful to learn new low level computer concepts and getting into kernel programming.

  • Synopsis: I can work most of the summer away at this project. I'm only planning a week off, somewhere in the middle of the summer.

  • Benefits to Debian You'll be having a hardworking person working on this project, who is very passionate in learning new things, especially on the project that I want to contribute to.

  • Deliverables: I'm mostly interested in the "kernel package" so that I would could acquire and perfect new skills. The other parts ("package patches" and "debian-installer") are also of interest to me, but not so much as the first mentioned.

  • Project schedule: As I've researched, it has taken the Debian team to port the OS to mips64el a pretty long time (about half an year). Even on the smallest part I would get, I'm planning on getting it functional until the end of summer.

  • Exams and other commitments: Until the 15th of June I'm committed to the college exams session.

  • Other summer plans: My bachelor program has a 4 year program. The summer between the 3rd and the 4th year I have to get a job as an intern so that I can promote to the next year.

  • Why Debian?: I choose Debian because is one of the Linux distributions that has the widest spread in Computer Science, servers, etc. Right now I'm running Linux Mint which is based on Ubuntu, which in turn is based on Debian.

Also, contributing on an actual wide spread OS project such as Debian ensures me on having real hands one experience in developing actual useful software. Software that isn't just 2 buttons in a window -_-'.

  • Are you applying for other projects in SoC? Yes I'm applying for other projects as well. I'm interested in projects related to computer architecture and/or kernel development.