[Mono-list] GSoC Proposal: PL/Mono

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Sun Mar 30 00:00:24 EDT 2008


On 29-Mar-08, at 10:20 AM, Olexandr Melnyk wrote:

> I'm interested in applying for this year's GSoC program, to work on  
> PL/Mono: pluggable procedural language for PostgreSQL. The main  
> purpose of the project is to allow programmers to write stored  
> procedures for PostgreSQL database in one of the languages that are  
> supported by Mono platform (similar to how they can do it with PL/ 
> Perl and PL/Python).

This sound like a GREAT idea.  I actually looked into this and its  
definatley a mature enough interface/project now.

> As I remember from the past, such attempt already existed and was  
> hosted at pgFoundry, but I can't find any files related to it. Does  
> anyone know about its status?

Its dead in the water and never proceeded beyond a very brief proof of  

> I would also like to hear some feedback about the idea (and its  
> usefulness) in general.

I think its a fantastic idea.  Can you make sure you submit an  
application to google before the deadline?  Please follow their  
guidelines and make sure you include a projected timeline of  
milestones and how you think the summer would proceed.



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