[pulseaudio-discuss] GSoC 2014 call for ideas

Luis de Bethencourt luis at debethencourt.com
Fri Feb 7 08:59:12 PST 2014

Are there enough mentors? Just checking before I consider offering myself.


On 7 February 2014 11:54, Thomas Martitz <kugel at rockbox.org> wrote:

> Am 07.02.2014 05:17, schrieb Arun Raghavan:
>  Hello,
>> This year's call for projects participation is out, and I'd like to
>> gauge interest in participation. I'm happy to run org admin duty
>> again, and if you've got ideas for a project and/or would like to
>> mentor a student, please drop your name on the wiki:
>> http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PulseAudio/
>> Software/PulseAudio/GSoC2014/
>> We should decide one way or the other by mid next week so that we can
>> get our org application in well in time if we're doing this.
>> Cheers,
>> Arun
>> p.s.: If you need access to the wiki, see
>> http://wiki.freedesktop.org/sitewranglers/wiki/401/ or just send me
>> the text you want on the page and I'll put it in.
> I have an idea that might be suitable for GSoC however I haven't come up
> with a detailed description. I thought it would be helpful to drop it
> anyway to see what you think.
> - Write a virtual sound card for win32. I.e. a sound card for applications
> to stream to (or record from) but which loops back into PA. This would
> allow non-PA-aware apps to go through PA, quite similarly to the
> alsa-pulseaudio plugin. winesd has started such a project so it might be a
> give a starting point for potential students. I think the lack of such a
> virtual sound card hugely limits the usefulness of PA on win32.
> Best regards.
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