On Friday, 22 April 2016 at 22:43:43 UTC, CraigDillabaugh wrote:
I am pleased to announce that the D Foundation has been awarded 4 slots for the 2016 Google Summer of Code.


Congratulations to everyone involved -- this is really good news!

Sebastian Wilzbach      
Science for D - a non-uniform RNG

For obvious reasons, I'm particularly interested in this one. Do I take it right that the project will be based on this research paper?

I would be very happy to offer advice and support for this project, if that would be welcome.

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.

Personally I'm a little sad that the flatbuffers project was rejected -- it would have made an interesting complement to the existing protocol buffers library, dproto.

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.

This is fantastic work -- thank you everyone!

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