[plt-scheme] Jane Street Summer Project 2009

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Feb 1 18:24:31 EST 2009

Everyone, this is a great chance to get infrastructure for
PLT Scheme and get paid for it too. If you have a project in
mind, let me encourage you to post here so that we can discuss
it and the possibility of funding it through JSP. -- Matthias

On Jan 31, 2009, at 2:55 PM, yminsky wrote:

> I'm pleased to announce the Jane Street Summer Project for 2009.   
> The goal
> of the JSSP is to make functional programming languages into better
> practical tools for programming in the real world.  To do that, we  
> will
> fund students over the summer to work on open-source projects which  
> aim at
> improving the practical utility of their favorite functional language.
> The JSSP is a follow-on to last year's OCaml Summer Project.  A key
> difference this year is that we are opening up the project to  
> proposals in
> languages other than OCaml (although we expect to maintain a focus  
> on OCaml
> projects.)  There are also some changes to the funding structure  
> that are
> particularly relevant for projects located in the US.
> If you want to find out more, you can look at the JSSP blog:
>    http://janestreetsummer.com
> And at the project FAQ:
>    http://ocaml.janestreet.com/?q=node/57
> We're looking forward to a great and productive summer, and we hope  
> some of
> you come along for the ride!
> Thanks,
> Yaron Minsky
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