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
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.
>> GSOC 2012 was announced. 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:
> This page is old and some items are out of date.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':
> I hope these links help you with finding a nice idea for a GSOC project.
Received on 2012-02-19 14:12:51 CET