Application for GSoC and proposal

Aleix Pol aleixpol at
Sat Mar 17 12:04:44 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 9:27 PM, Alexander Rössler
<mail.aroessler at> wrote:
> Hello kdeveleop-developers,
> I'm an electronic engineering student form Austria and I like to apply for
> kdevelop on GSoC. I am using kdevelop as my preferred development
> environment for C and so I would like to help you improving kdevelop at
> GSoc. I have a lot of experience with Qt/C++, KDE and Linux and I am also
> OpenSUSE ambassador for Austria. As you can see, I'm not new to the open
> source community. If you like to see my current Qt project
> visit:
> I like your GSoC ideas for kdevelop, but I have following to add: When I
> developed PhyxCalc I came to one point, where I had to deploy my application
> for several Linux desktops. As I am a OpenSUSE user, I knew the Open Build
> Service very well. So I deployed my application via the build service,
> however, it was quite a pain to get everything working. New developers,
> especially developers coming from Windows, might be deterred of the
> deployment of applications on Linux (without the build service it is even
> more a pain). So I found this on the
> internet: This plugin is not
> developed any more (and wasn't finished anyway), but I think it would be
> nice if kdevelop would have such a plugin. Especially for small projects
> this would be perfect, it would make deploying applications for Linux easy
> (and even improve the success of the open source community).
> Regards
> Alexander Rössler (aka Strahlex)
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Hi Alexander!
Yes it's a good idea and something that can be useful, but it also has
to be properly thought through before making a proposal out of it.

I'll be looking forward to your proposal.


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