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 # Google Code-In (GCI) project ideas  # Google Code-In (GCI) project ideas
   
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 ## Introduction  ## Introduction
 For the application for [Google Code-In 2012](http://code.google.com/opensource/gci/2012/index.html), and as a starting point for people who want to start working on NetBSD, here is a list of tasks to be fulfilled.  For the application for [Google Code-In 2012](http://code.google.com/opensource/gci/2012/index.html), and as a starting point for people who want to start working on NetBSD, here is a list of tasks to be fulfilled.
   
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 #### Watch out for plagiarism  #### Watch out for plagiarism
 Especially in the research or documentation tasks, you have to be careful about plagiarism. Several students just copied texts from other sources and tried to submit them.  Especially in the research or documentation tasks, you have to be careful about plagiarism. Several students just copied texts from other sources and tried to submit them.
   
   #### Don't add extra requirements
   When the student has to download or configure extra requirements first, the task gets much harder. You should not add tasks which rely on src, pkgsrc or pkgsrc-wip or whatever large or difficult extra things to do before being able to work on the task.
   
 #### Make tasks small projects  #### Make tasks small projects
 The coding parts are more appealing when they are small autonomous projects. The tasks involving creating your own binary had a larger acceptance than the once which were about fixing bugs of existing programs.  The coding parts are more appealing when they are small autonomous projects. The tasks involving creating your own binary had a larger acceptance than the once which were about fixing bugs of existing programs.
 You can and should tasks for small programs even if you only want them for *research*, i.e. you want to look at the possibility of a larger project involving this. Even if the task is about another project, but which would or could add benefits for NetBSD, it is possible.  You can and should tasks for small programs even if you only want them for *research*, i.e. you want to look at the possibility of a larger project involving this. Even if the task is about another project, but which would or could add benefits for NetBSD, it is possible.

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