Re: (someone being interested in GCoC ’21 and Okular)

Bhumit Attarde bhumitattarde1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 26 16:50:05 GMT 2020


Hey Chinmoy,

Yes, I've came across one such and I plan to persue it this session.

Thank you!

Best,
Bhumit Attarde

On Sat, 26 Dec 2020, 7:29 pm Chinmoy Pradhan, <chinmoyrp65 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bhumit,
>
> I'd also suggest you take a look at past GSOC ideas page. There should
> still be some projects that had no takers in prior GSoCs. See if you can
> make some progress there.
>
> Regards,
> Chinmoy
>
> On Sat 26 Dec, 2020, 5:55 PM Bhumit Attarde, <bhumitattarde1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello David,
>>
>> Thank you! :)
>>
>> I'll go through the source code and let you know if some class needs more
>> documentation, or add it myself and ask you to review it.
>>
>> I've already contacted Albert, he has suggested me to look around as
>> well.
>>
>> That's the plan! I'll go through the bug list and see which ones I can
>> resolve once I'm familiar with the code base.
>>
>> Cheers!
>>
>> Best,
>> Bhumit Attarde
>>
>> On Sat, 26 Dec 2020, 5:13 pm David Hurka, <david.hurka at mailbox.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Bhumit and welcome to KDE!
>>>
>>> Albert knows a lot about Okular and Poppler, so he will be a good GSoC
>>> mentor.
>>>
>>> I know some parts of okularpart, and would be happy to assist helping
>>> you
>>> getting familar with it.
>>>
>>> If you read through the Okular source code, and feel a class misses
>>> important
>>> API documentation, tell us. Then I can improve the documentation there.
>>>
>>> If you want, you may write documentation yourself. Then I can help while
>>> reviewing it. CC me with @davidhurka.
>>>
>>> Alternatively, the recommended way is to “scratch your own itch”. [1]
>>> There
>>> are enough bugs in Okular. ;)
>>>
>>> Cheers, David
>>>
>>> [1] https://community.kde.org/Get_Involved/development#Choose_what_to_do
>>>
>>> On Saturday, December 26, 2020 11:20:37 AM CET Bhumit Attarde wrote:
>>> > Hey guys,
>>> >
>>> > I'm a second year engineering student interested in GSOC '21.
>>> >
>>> > I've gone through https://community.kde.org/GSoC/2021/Ideas and have
>>> zeroed
>>> > in on an app I like and know a little about (Okular). I plan to get
>>> myself
>>> > familiarized with it more over next few days and then try to get my
>>> hands
>>> > dirty after I'm comfortable.
>>> >
>>> > Do you guys have any suggestions over how I should proceed?
>>> >
>>> > -Bhumit Attarde
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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