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Re: [opensuse] openSUSE @ Google Summer of Code 2006
  • From: Christoph Thiel <cthiel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 10:30:36 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0604281027440.18085@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 28 Apr 2006, Ciaran Farrell wrote:

> > > openSUSE has just been accepted at Google Summer of Code 2006!
...
> > > We are now looking for ideas, proposals, projects, etc. around
> > > openSUSE and SUSE Linux, that could be worked on in Google Summer of
> > > Code. As the period of application for SoC is already very short, we
> > > need to get our proposals for project online May 1st, 2006, at the
> > > latest.
> > >
> > > So, for example, if you are missing a certain YaST module, or a
> > > special feature in the distribution, speak up now!
> > >
> > > Our proposals will be publish on http://en.opensuse.org/SoC2006
> > > shortly.
>
> I'm not sure how easy or difficult this is, but how about a YaST module
> (either a new one, or integrated into firewall etc) to help people
> (parents, schools etc) set up child filters for internet browsing and
> e-mail. I'm told that this currently involves quite a bit of fooling
> around with squid-proxy and postfix, which makes it (and consequently
> SUSE) unattractive for at least one market segment

That seems to make a lot of sense to me. I'll add it to
http://en.opensuse.org/Summer_of_Code_2006

For that matter, I'd love to see a YaST module for configuring SUSE Linux
to act as a terminal server (like LTSP, e.g.).


Regards
Christoph

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