Senior project ideas

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Sep 1 21:40:42 PDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 7:10 PM, William Tracy <afishionado at> wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is William Tracy. I am a software engineering major at Cal
> Poly State University. Right now, I am tossing around ideas for my
> senior project.
> I would really like to produce something that is actually helpful,
> rather than producing yet another [raytracer|compiler|network stack]
> that is only interesting in an academic context. I have always been
> interested in Linux/Unix on the desktop, and think that Xorg is a
> beautiful piece of software. After hearing how perennially
> understaffed Xorg is, I had to pop in and see if I could build a
> senior project around that.
> I don't want to barge in and dump a bunch of unwanted patches on you,
> so I'm here asking: Where could I actually be helpful?

I'm not one of the developers, but there is various information
kicking around the wikis that might spur project ideas.


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