The list below summarizes features or bug fixes we would like to see in Octave. if you start working steadily on a project, please let firstname.lastname@example.org know. We might have information that could help you. You should also read the [
http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/Contributing-Guidelines.html#Contributing-Guidelines Contributing Guidelines chapter] in the [http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/ Octave manual].
This list is not exclusive -- there are many other things that might be good projects, but it might instead be something we already have. Also, some of the following items may not actually be considered good ideas now. So please check with email@example.com before you start working on some large project.