Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of GSoCIdeas/Notes


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2010-03-16T15:02:26Z (11 years ago)
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jack.lloyd
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Add difficulty rating + useful skills for stuff on tahoe section

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    8888== Building Things On Top Of Tahoe ==
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     90Difficulty: easy to hard, depending on project choice and how far you want to push it
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    9092There are a lot of applications that could potentially make good use of Tahoe replacing the typical centralized storage of flat files or SQL databases. Currently supported projects include [http://www.tiddlywiki.com/ TiddlyWiki] (one of the Tahoe developers hosts his blog using [http://allmydata.org/trac/tiddly_on_tahoe TiddlyWiki stored in Tahoe]), [http://hadoop.apache.org/ Hadoop], and [RelatedProjects a number of others].
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    9698This is in some ways the most interesting area for development as it combines security and distributed systems problems with providing a user interface that lets a person who isn't particularly security minded operate safely by default. This is a hard problem, but offers great rewards in terms of learning, and even the ability to break new ground in safe-by-default interface design.
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     100Required skills: HTML and !JavaScript for web applications. For other tie-ins, will depend on the base project (for instance porting the git DVCS to run on Tahoe would good C-fu, with git experience helpful).
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    98102= Mentors =
    99103''Who is willing to spend about five hours a week (according to Google) helping a student figure out how to do it right?''