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From Randall Leeds <randall.le...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSOC Prospective student
Date Mon, 23 May 2011 22:32:43 GMT
Varun,

Thanks so much for your interest. Unfortunately the deadline for
student proposals has passed.
We would still love to have you involved in the community. Feel free
to sign up for the development mailing list or join us on IRC in at
irc.freenode.net in channel #couchdb.

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 08:00, Varun Thacker <varunthacker1989@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm Varun Thacker , a Computer Science student from Manipal Institute
> of Technology , India. This might be a bit late but I hope I can find
> an idea and a mentor to work on as a GSOC project.
>
> I learn't about CouchDB last December in a talk at FOSS.IN . I have
> worked a bit on MapReduce and gave a talk on it at
> (http://www.lugmanipal.org/2010/04/09/distributed-computing-and-mapreduce/
> ). Are there any projects or tasks which I can take up ?
>
> I am a active member of our college's Linux Users Group
> (http://lugmanipal.org/) and have actively participated in FOSS
> activities in India, attending Pycon India 2009 and FOSS.IN in 2010.
> In December 2010 I helped an Indian Institute of Technology , Delhi
> professor in coding for his research paper on the Quadratic Assignment
> problem. This march i took part in Startup Weekend Bangalore
> (http://bangalore.startupweekend.org/) . By the end of the weekend
> this is what our team made - http://www.makemytripfast.in/ .
>
> I would love to be able to contribute and learn from CouchDB community
> this summer.
>
> --
>
>
> Regards,
> Varun Thacker
> http://varunthacker.wordpress.com
>

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