The following is a list of possible Google Summer of Code projects for Prosody. You are always welcome to suggest your own, and if you need to, please feel free to discuss these with us
Listed under each idea are the main skills that will be required to complete the project. Full proficiency with all of them is not required, but you should be prepared to pick up the ones you don't know, and ideally show some progress before work starts.
Finally, for more information on applying see the XMPP wiki!
Although spam and abuse isn't prevalent on XMPP as it is on most other networks, it's on the rise. Implement a range of features to help stop this trend, and help service administrators keep on top of abuse on the network.
An XMPP-based web interface to monitor and control Prosody instances (and at some level, other servers). We have an initial version as mod_admin_web, but it has some way to go to become nice and usable.
XMPP is a public federation of servers, but sometimes a directory of what public services are available is desired. Some work has been done recently on specifying a way opt into inclusion in such directories. This project would have multiple parts: