Google Summer of Code 2016 - C# bindings for Qt

Joao Matos joao at tritao.eu
Thu Mar 3 19:36:05 GMT 2016


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:

- 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 regards,
Joao Matos






On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 5:58 PM, Sebastian K├╝gler <sebas at kde.org> 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?
> --
> sebas
>
> http://www.kde.org | http://vizZzion.org
>
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