= Public application
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== A: An introduction ==
* Please describe yourself in three sentences, one of them regarding your current studies.
** Which languages do you speak?
** What's your overall background?
''The general field you work in or are studying, e. g. computer science, physics, artificial intelligence, control theory. ..''
* Why do you want to participate in the Google Summer of Code? What do you hope to gain by doing so?
** Please also describe your previous experience with the GSoC, if any.
''Includes any community-bonding, mentor experience or application, not necessarily accepted. We use this subquestion to identify which students are unfamiliar with how the program goes, providing further support. It has no negative impact on your rating!''
* Why are you choosing Octave?
== C: Contact ==
* Please state the (unique and identical where possible) nick you use on IRC and any other communication channel related to Octave. ''We really want unique nicks. You might want to bold it.''