Hello, Hoi, Hola, Namaste, Bonjour, Privyet!!

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Tue May 1 07:32:29 UTC 2012

On Monday 30 April 2012 Apr, Shrikrishna Holla wrote:
> Hello everybody!
> My name is Shrikrishna Holla, a second year BE student in PES Institute of
> Technology, Bangalore, India. I have been selected in GSoC for the
> project "Adding
> an Infinite Canvas / Wraparound mode for
> Krita<http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/proposal/review/google/gsoc2012/shrikrishna_holla/1#>".
> This project would add two canvas modes. One, where the canvas will be made
> infinite, so the user can paint textures of any size without stopping, and
> secondly, a "Wraparound mode" for creating tileable textures where painting
> strokes that go off the canvas, wrap over on the opposite side avoiding
> texture seams along the edges.
> My mentors for this project would be Boudewijn and Dmitry Kazakov.
> I liked the project because of its innovativeness, its out-of-the-ordinary
> nature, and its beauty (from a programmer's point of view). I really love
> this community because of its vibrant nature, helpful members, and great
> documentation (in the sources). Really looking forward to a great summer
> and a wonderful future with you all! :)


> PS: My apologies for being so late in introducing myself. I was very busy
> last week as I was one of the organizers for a technical event
> "Ayana<http://ayana.pes.edu/>"
> held in my college. We had tech talks by Indian open source contributors
> and a 24-hour hackathon. During the hackathon, we had live interaction
> sessions from Richard M Stallman, Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto (Ruby creator)
> and a video message from Bruce Perens (OSI). It was a great success, and we
> have since been receiving a lot of appreciation for conducting such a novel
> event in an engineering college. (The event report will be uploaded on the
> site shortly)

That's great to hear! Any blogs we can read about the event?

Boudewijn Rempt
http://www.valdyas.org, http://www.krita.org, http://www.boudewijnrempt.nl

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