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Re: [MirageOS-devel] next steps for working on outreachy project

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  • From: Hannes Mehnert <hannes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:21:38 +0000
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On 12/05/2015 13:09, Thomas Leonard wrote:
> On 2 December 2015 at 23:52, Kia <sadieperkins@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I got accepted for the December 7 - March 7 round of outreachy internships
>> https://wiki.gnome.org/Outreachy/2015/DecemberMarch#Xen_Project and I'm not
>> sure what to do next. In the application, I said the work I planned to
>> accomplish was:
>>> In parallel in the first two months:
>>> * create github issues for known NTP protocol flaws, with reference to this
>>> paper: http://www.cs.bu.edu/~goldbe/papers/NTPattack.pdf
>>> * create a purely functional NTP library without dependencies to UNIX (to 
>>> parse
>>> and generate packets and to implement the state machine / filtering / clock
>>> discipline algorithms)
>>> * a test suite for this library
>>> In the remaining time:
>>> * a Mirage unikernel or unikernels acting as at least one of an NTP server 
>>> or an
>>> NTP client, which may require modification to the mirage clock interface.
>> I am not sure what things I have to do next and i have a few questions --
>> does my plan need to be revised, do I need to set up time to meet with my
>> mentor or with someone else, do I need to sign legal agreements (like is
>> mentioned in 
>> https://wiki.gnome.org/Outreachy#Advice_about_Using_Your_Legal_Name),
>> and are there any other things required/expected of me in this?
> Did you get a reply to this? I don't know about the outreachy stuff,
> but your plan sounds good to me!

yes, I send a response off-list.  Also, outreachy sent yesterday some
instructions how to proceed.


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