I am pleased to announce that the D Foundation has been awarded 4
slots for the 2016 Google Summer of Code.
A replacement of std.xml for the Phobos standard library
Science for D - a non-uniform RNG
Precise Garbage Collector
Improvements for dstep
on their successful proposals.
They faced very stiff competition, and unfortunately we had to
turn down a number of very good proposals. Perhaps we should
have been more greedy and asked for six or seven slots.
I hope the community will extend a warm welcome to these
students, and we welcome all of your efforts in helping these
students achieve success in the coming months.
Finally, thanks to all our mentors who put in hours of work in
evaluating the proposals to this point.