[plt-scheme] Jane Street Summer Project 2009

From: Jaime Vargas (jev at mac.com)
Date: Sun Feb 1 20:01:44 EST 2009

Support for language specific syntax in the interactions pane. Right  
now, guest languages like Algol don't have first class support in the  
interactions area.

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On Feb 1, 2009, at 6:24 PM, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu>  

> 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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