GSOC 2010 - Community Integration

Milian Wolff mail at
Wed Feb 24 23:24:33 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 24 February 2010 23:18:19 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 24.02.10 21:43:14, Milian Wolff wrote:
> > On Wednesday 24 February 2010 20:42:55 Arunoda Susiripala wrote:
> > > This is my Hello World.
> > > I'm really Interested about the idea that is about Community
> > > Integration [0]
> > 
> > As much as I'd like to see you work on KDevelop, I doubt it will work out
> > with a GSoC. KDevelop is immensely complicated and you did not yet do
> > any commits or got acquainted with the project in any way as far as I
> > can see. Sadly, the last years have shown that "new blood" is - most of
> > the time - not really capable of doing useful work for KDevelop in such
> > a small timeframe as GSoC.
> > 
> > > How should I start communicating on this. Is that OK to send my
> > > proposal here?
> > 
> > If you are interested in KDevelop, please start to write patches or give
> > feedback. Get involved and if you stick around you can maybe do a GSoC
> > next year. But if you are looking for a GSoC project I fear you are at
> > the wrong place. Keep looking, I bet there are tons of other interesting
> > projects that are easier for newcomers to achieve.
> Sorry to say so, but are you nuts? GSoC starts in june or july, there's
> plenty of time to get accustomed to the codebase in the next 3-4 months
> - unless you want to do something for duchain. But even that is possible
> if the student is a good capable hacker. And the fact that Arunoda
> suceeded in a previous SoC suggests that he's at least worth having a
> try.

It starts in july? Didn't it finish in like august the past years? I thought it 
would start soon.

Well, I'm sorry if I misjudged the situation :) As I said, I'd really like to 
see him contributing to KDevelop.

Good night.
Milian Wolff
mail at
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