[LLVMdev] summer of code - what to write in the proposal?

Daniel Berlin dberlin at dberlin.org
Wed May 3 15:40:16 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 21:55 +0200, Thomas Wikberg wrote:
> Hello
> I'm new to this "summer of code" and was planning to apply for llvm
> but I'm not sure what to write in my proposal?
> I have looked at a couple of proposal templates and most of them has
> an "Project Details" part. Lets say I want to 
> implement an new and cool optimization pass for llvm, what kind of
> details do you want to know of: details about how
> I'm planning to incorporate the pass into llvm (to show that I
> understand the inner working of llvm), or how the optimization 
> work on a more theoretical level (to show that understand the
> algorithm), or something completely different? 


> And what other 
> things do you think should be mentioned in an "great" proposal?

It's good to know what your experience and background is, etc.

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