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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Would like to contribute: Student, GSOC Aspirant
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:00:22 GMT
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 4:56 PM, Zheng, Kai <kai.zheng@intel.com> wrote:

>  Hi all,
>
>
>
> Do we have any experience doing this? In my view we should have a try, as
> a whole of ApacheDS project instead of sub-project each so that any
> mentored contributors can be ready to work on any part of the whole.
>
>
>
Pierre-Arnaud and Stefan did this few years back

>  Regards,
>
> Kai
>
>
>
> *From:* Ritika Nevatia [mailto:nevatiaritika@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, January 26, 2015 4:10 PM
>
> *To:* Apache Directory Developers List
> *Subject:* Re: Would like to contribute: Student, GSOC Aspirant
>
>
>
> Hi Kai
>
>
>
> Google Summer of Code is held annually where different Open Source
> organizations have come together to involve students to promote and
> contribute to open source developement.
>
> Apache Software Foundation as an organization has been participating in
> GSOC since 2010. Links to successful projects in the past are (you'll have
> to filter them by organization):
>
> 2010 (39 projects by Apache)
> <https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/projects/list/google/gsoc2010>, 2011(35
> projects)
> <https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/projects/list/google/gsoc2011>, 2012(38
> projects)
> <https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/projects/list/google/gsoc2012>, 2013(44
> projects)
> <https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/projects/list/google/gsoc2013> and 2014(33
> projects)
> <https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/projects/list/google/gsoc2014>.
>
> Apache DS has been working on interesting projects for quite sometime now
> and involvement in GSOC will attract more Open Source Contributions. As a
> mentoring organization in GOSC, Apache DS can get done modules and parts of
> their code through interns who will be paid by GSOC. Apache DS will have to
> provide a mentor for each student they select. More information about being
> a mentor organization can be found here
> <http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2015/help_page#1._What_is_a_mentoring_organization>.
> As a mentor organization, you will have to submit a proposal of the
> sub-project you are interested in having interns for from 9th February
> 2015 to 20th February.
> <https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2015>
>
>
>
> I am glad that you find this interesting.
>
> Since my aim is to participate in GSOC as a student intern, yes, I would
> actively like to investigate and contribute to Apache DS to participate in
> this event.
>
>
>
> Do let me know if you would like to be a mentor or someone from the
> community would be interested, and if there is anything I could do to
> support so.
>
>
>
> Meanwhile, I am going through the sub-tasks and understanding the projects
> in order to contribute to them.
>
>
>
> Thanks!
>
>  *​*
>
> *Ritika Nevatia* *Student, University of Mumbai*
>
> Mobile: +91-900-430-9190
>
> <http://in.linkedin.com/in/nevatiaritika>
> <http://blogger.com/profile/beingritika.blogspot.com>
> <http://twitter.com/beingritika>  <http://facebook.com/nevatiaritika>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 4:28 AM, Zheng, Kai <kai.zheng@intel.com> wrote:
>
> >> Will Apache DS be interested in mentoring as a part of Google Summer
> of Code 2015 as my major aim to contribute is participating in the same
> program.
>
> Interesting! Maybe you could help think about it and give your thoughts
> why ApacheDS (or its sub-projects) should/would consider that. Something
> like the benefits, possibilities, successful example cases (for an Apache
> project) and howto. This will be a very interesting topic, would you help
> investigate and contribute? Thanks.
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Kai
>
>
>
> *From:* Ritika Nevatia [mailto:nevatiaritika@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Sunday, January 25, 2015 11:40 PM
> *To:* Apache Directory Developers List
> *Subject:* Re: Would like to contribute: Student, GSOC Aspirant
>
>
>
> Hi Emmanuel
>
>
>
> Thank you for the very brief introduction to all the sub-projects and the
> welcome.
>
> After going through the descriptions of all sub-projects, I would like to
> contribute to Database (Mavibot) or Web UI  (Fortress) areas as these are
> my strengths. However, I am also interested in taking up protocol
> implementation for Kerby if it lies within my capability.
>
>
>
> As I mentioned to Kai, I could get started with a few basic tasks/solving
> bugs. If you could yourself assign me a part of testing/coding considering
> my newness with the project. Or I could help you get started with building
> the website and documentation as listed in the issues list and later take
> up some coding work.
>
>
>
> I also had a question: Will Apache DS be interested in mentoring as a part
> of Google Summer of Code 2015 as my major aim to contribute is
> participating in the same program.
>
>
>
> Looking forward,
>
> Thanks
>
>  *​*
>
> *Ritika Nevatia* *Student, University of Mumbai*
>
> Mobile: +91-900-430-9190
>
> <http://in.linkedin.com/in/nevatiaritika>
> <http://blogger.com/profile/beingritika.blogspot.com>
> <http://twitter.com/beingritika>  <http://facebook.com/nevatiaritika>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 5:10 PM, Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Le 25/01/15 00:29, Ritika Nevatia a écrit :
> > Hi
>
> Hi !!!
> >
> > I am Ritika Nevatia, student from India aspiring to develop some Open
> > Source code this summer under Google Summer of Code 2015.
> >
> > I'd like to contribute to Apache Directory Project and need a starting
> > point and guidance for the same. I am fairly competent in Java and have
> > attached my resume in case you need further details.
> >
> > Looking forward,
>
> Ok, we  would be pleased to get you working on some of the Directory
> projects. Now, we have many of them, and it would be better if you were
> to give us a quick insight about what technical area you are the most
> interested in, and which specific project you would like to work on.
> Typically, here is a list of the sub-project we are working on :
>
> - ApacheDS, the Apache LDAP Server (12 years old, 221,237 SLOCs).
> - Studio, the eclipse based LDAP brower (10 years old, SLOCs)
> - Ldap APi, the Apache LDAP API (7 years old, 208,923 SLOCs)
> - Mavibot, the MVCC Btree (3 years old, 23,999 SLOCs)
> - eSCIMo, the SCIM implementation (2 years old, no release yet, 7,125
> SLOCs)
> - Fortress, the RBAC API and engine (6 months old, no release yet,
> 67,578 SLOCs)
> - Kerby, the Kerberos server (1 month old, no release yet, 31,376 SLOCs)
>
> I ordered them by their inception date, from the oldest (12 years) to
> the most recent (Kerby, 1 month). (SLOCS means 'single lone of code', ie
> pure code without the blank line and comments)
>
> There are various technical areas here, from Data base (Mavibot),
> protocol implementation (ApacheDS, Kerby), server side java (ApacheDS,
> Fortress, Kerby), Client side API (LDAP API, eSCIMo, Fortress, Kerby),
> Eclipse GUI (Studio), Web UI (Fortress).
>
> We also need some more tests, a tool that run tests through a
> distributed ste of agents (and I'll have a small peice of code that does
> that with Rapberry pi soon), etc.
>
> What fits you the best ?
>
> Thanks !
>
>
>
>
>



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Kiran Ayyagari
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