Google Summer of Code 2016 - C# bindings for Qt

Sebastian Kügler sebas at
Thu Mar 3 22:41:10 GMT 2016

Hi Joao,

On Thursday, March 03, 2016 19:36:05 Joao Matos wrote:
> Hi Sebastian and the rest of the KDE community,
> I'd like to propose to mentor Dimitar but I have no idea what the policy of
> the KDE project
> is regarding the possibility of allowing mentors external to the community.
> I believe I am the best person to mentor Dimitar due to a couple of factors:

Cool. :)

> - Succesfully mentored Dimitar and several other students on previous GSoC
> editions.
> - I am the maintainer of the CppSharp project that QtSharp is based on.
> - I am also a contributor to QtSharp so I know pretty well what needs to be
> done and how to do it.
> In fact, I was already planning on mentoring Dimitar under GSoC as part of
> the Mono community,
> but Mono was not accepted as an organization this year.

Best is to get in touch with the KDE SoC admins on the mailinglist kde-
soc at , they can answer your questions and get you set up to mentor.

> On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 5:58 PM, Sebastian Kügler <sebas at> wrote:
> > On Thursday, March 03, 2016 06:20:49 PM Arno Rehn wrote:
> > > having worked with Dimitar before, I'd recommend to accept QtSharp as a
> > > project under the KDE umbrella for this year's gsoc (if that's
> > > possible).
> > > Dimitar has done some good work on Qyoto and SMOKE in the past. I think
> > > C# and Qt are a good fit, so I fully support creating bindings for it.
> > > This project might even attract some more people from the Windows side
> > > to contribute to Qt and KDE.
> > 
> > A question that is probably important down the road: Can you or someone
> > else
> > mentor Dimitar and his project?


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