SoK 2021: KStars, Coding: Make custom catalogs fast by putting them on a special data structure

Jasem Mutlaq mutlaqja at
Sat Dec 26 13:03:49 GMT 2020

Hello Kwon-Young,

Thank you for your interest in KStars and in Sok 2021!

Unfortunately this task is already taken up by another student (Valentine).

We have quite a few tasks listed in the issues here:

For example, issue #54 is a good candidate
Best Regards,
Jasem Mutlaq

On Sat, Dec 26, 2020 at 1:27 PM Kwon-Young Choi <kwon-young.choi at>

> Hello,
> I am interested in participating to the Season of Kde 2021 as a student.
> After reading through the list of ideas, the coding task of KStars seems
> to be the most interesting for me.
> About me: My name is Kwon-Young Choi and I am a PhD student in computer
> vision and I expect to finish my manuscript beginning of January.
> I actually already contributed on small feature to Dolphin (the mount
> iso feature) so I already have a kde identity and know how to build kde
> software from source.
> I have a little bit of experience in C++ and Qt although it is mostly
> academic and the main programming language I used during my PhD was
> Python (because of Deep Learning).
> I'd like to join the SoK effort to:
> * learn more about software development in the real world (with proper
> issue/merge request handling)
> * gain experience with C++ and Qt and data structure design
> * learn about astronomy !
> * further contribute to KDE !
> Best regards,
> Kwon-Young Choi
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