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Re: GSOC 2012

From: Yunal Li <yunal.bj_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 21:12:18 +0800

Oh, thanks very much for your kind and detailed advice, Stefan. What
you advised is very helpful and exciting for me, I will spend some
time to digest them and try to prepare better before applying. Thanks
very much!

Regards

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 8:29 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 07:59:09PM +0800, Yunal Li wrote:
>> Hi, all.
>
> Hi!
>
>> GSOC 2012 was announced[1]. Could anybody tell me, whether
>> SVN join this GSOC and which project ideas will be work on please?
>
> The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) as a whole is taking part in GSOC.
> Students wishing to work on Subversion must apply to the ASF.
>
> However, we should also make sure that there is someone in the
> Subversion project who will review student applications this year
> and mentor a student during GSOC. Else, applications for Subversion
> made via the ASF will probably be disregarded.
>
> I would suggest starting a separate mailing-list thread asking
> Subversion committers to consider registering as GSOC 2012 mentors.
>
>>  As a student developing with SVN for several years,  I would love to
>> work on subversion for this GSOC. So far, I have set up the build
>> environment on Ubuntu and "make install" successfully. These days I'm
>> reading documents on http://subversion.apache.org%a0to get more
>> knowledge about development about SVN, and also read source code in
>> subversion/tests/. However, in my opinion, subversion is a big system,
>> I think maybe it's better to focus on one part related to the GSOC
>> project idea.
>
> You can study the roadmap to get a high-level overview of things
> that need to be done: http://subversion.apache.org/roadmap.html
> If one of the planned features sparks your interest, you could ask
> more specific questions about the topic on this list. Most of these
> tasks are way too huge for a GSOC project. But it should always be
> possible to carve out tasks that lie on the way towards a big new
> feature but have the right size for a GSOC project.
>
> Here are some more ideas I found by searching the mailing list archives:
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2011-03/0576.shtml
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2011-03/0575.shtml
>
> This page is old and some items are out of date. But it is still
> relevant: http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/www/tasks.html?p=876756
>
> You might find more ideas by searching for issues in the issue tracker
> marked 'bite-sized':
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/buglist.cgi?component=subversion&issue_status=NEW&issue_status=STARTED&issue_status=REOPENED&email1=&emailtype1=exact&emailassigned_to1=1&email2=&emailtype2=exact&emailreporter2=1&issueidtype=include&issue_id=&changedin=&votes=&chfieldfrom=&chfieldto=Now&chfieldvalue=&short_desc=&short_desc_type=fulltext&long_desc=&long_desc_type=fulltext&issue_file_loc=&issue_file_loc_type=fulltext&status_whiteboard=&status_whiteboard_type=fulltext&keywords=bite-sized&keywords_type=anytokens&field0-0-0=noop&type0-0-0=noop&value0-0-0=&cmdtype=doit&order=Issue+Number&Submit+query=Submit+query
>
> I hope these links help you with finding a nice idea for a GSOC project.

-- 
Yunal
Received on 2012-02-19 14:12:51 CET

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