Subject: Re: [SoC '07] Minimal DHCP Client Question
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/09/2007 18:57:52
In article <>,
John Richards <> wrote:
>Hello everybody, I suppose I should start this off with a short
>introduction. My name is John and I'm working on my third year of
>college studying Computer Science. I was a high school student and
>GNU/Linux user who found NetBSD about 4 years ago and have been hooked
>ever since.
>With that out of the way, I was checking out the list of NetBSD's
>proposed projects for Google's SoC and the DHCP client with minimal
>size and functionality caught my eye. I think that it would be
>something fun to do and also give me a chance to play NetBSD's kernel
>and userland a little (something that I've always wanted to do). Plus
>I would love to be able to give back to such a great O.S.
>Anyways, I don't have any NetBSD kernel coding experience (besides
>looking at it) and very little network programming experience (I've
>messed around with sockets on Linux), but I do have a very good
>understanding of C and am a very quick learner. With that said, do you
>think that with my current skills I could finish a project like this
>in the allotted time frame?
>Thanks a lot!

I think you should be able to (from how you describe yourself).