[lowrisc-dev] [GSoC 2016] Format regulations for proposals?

Masanori Ogino masanori.ogino at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 15:30:58 GMT 2016

2016-03-04 23:02 GMT+09:00 Alex Bradbury <asb at asbradbury.org>:
> On 4 March 2016 at 13:20, Masanori Ogino <masanori.ogino at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> In the guide, it is said that "Most organizations accept only plain
>> text applications. Most organizations have a required application
>> format. Many organizations have application length limits."
>> I can't find such information for lowRISC on
>> https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/6271463900315648/
>> nor http://www.lowrisc.org/docs/gsoc-2016-ideas/ .
>> Did I overlook something, or will the information be available when
>> starting student application period?
> Hi Masanori. This year, GSoC's submission system is hosted on a new
> system (rather than the older 'Melange'). I'm not sure if there are
> planned changes to the application form or word limits. Either way, if
> you are limited by the submissions system in any way and wish to link
> to an external document in any sensible format (html, pdf, doc) we're
> always happy to read it.
> Thanks for getting in touch - I'm looking forward to reading your
> application. Best,
> Alex

Thank you for your rapid reply.

I'm writing my draft in Markdown so I'm not so anxious about file
formats thanks to Pandoc and great portability of plain text :-)

However, I'm relieved at your answer. Thanks.

Masanori Ogino

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