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From "Andrey Pavlenko" <andrey.a.pavle...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: suggestion for GSoC'08 project
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:26:06 GMT
Maksim, I'm willing to help.

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 9:36 PM, Maksim Ananjev <maksim.ananjev@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Ok, Alexei, thanks for your help.
>
> Folks, I would feel happy collaborating with any Harmony expert who is
> interested in this project.
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 12:23 AM, Alexei Fedotov
> <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Maksim,
> >  As I've already said, you may count on my advise, expertise in drag
> >  and drop area. I promise doing my best.
> >
> >  From the other side it would be better to claim an Apache committer as
> >  an official mentor. Let me hint that Alexey Petrenko, Andrey Pavlenko
> >  and Alexey Ivanov have much more experience with AWT than me, so it
> >  may be worth asking them first. Also, I'm sorry for taking Apache GSoC
> >  rules seriously: they require spending 5 hours per week on mentoring
> >  of each student. If Tharindu quits, I will get more time for
> >  mentoring, but his assuring start makes me think he won't.
> >
> >  Thanks!
> >
> >
> >  On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Maksim Ananjev
> >
> >
> > <maksim.ananjev@gmail.com> wrote:
> >  > Tim, Alexei, thanks for your responses!
> >  >
> >  >  Well, now I see, that java5 completeness looks much better then
> java6
> >  >  for a mere sudent project.
> >  >  So the goal is "Implement missing classes and methods of java 5
> >  >  including close to real world set of unit tests to verify the
> >  >  results".
> >  >
> >  >  As for the mentorship - Alexei, could you please mentor me as far as
> >  >  you are an expert in this area?
> >  >  Other harmony gurus are also welcome.
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >  On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:13 PM, Alexei Fedotov
> >  >  <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >  >  > Maxim,
> >  >  >  This is great. Just imagine how it would look like in your
> resume:
> >  >  >  "For a master degree I created the first 100% complete open
> source
> >  >  >  Java implementation."
> >  >  >
> >  >  >  As for drag and drop support [1] my investigation shows that
> >  >  >  completing it might be a bit trickier than one could expect, and
> could
> >  >  >  take a good amount of your time. Tim's report doesn't tell you
> that a
> >  >  >  good amount of availabile code is good for passing unit tests
> like the
> >  >  >  following one, or as good as dead. You may count on my advise in
> this
> >  >  >  area, though my advances [1] are pretty modest.
> >  >  >
> >  >  >  try {
> >  >  >   myApiMethod(null);
> >  >  >   fail("NPE expected");
> >  >  >  } catch (NullPointerException) {
> >  >  >   /* expected */
> >  >  >  }
> >  >  >
> >  >  >  [1] http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Drag_and_Drop
> >  >  >
> >  >  >  On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Maksim Ananjev
> >  >  >  <maksim.ananjev@gmail.com> wrote:
> >  >  >
> >  >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  > > > Hi, Harmony people!
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  I want to participate in Google Summer Of Code 2008 as a
> student, and
> >  >  >  >  I have a project in mind, which can be benefitial for Harmony.
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  I will be happy to complete Class Library up 100%
> compatibility with java6.
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  Harmony is claimed to have "near 100%" completeness. As far as
> I
> >  >  >  >  rememeber, this claim has been made for the last 2 years. It's
> great
> >  >  >  >  to have such a high level of comleteness, but the question
> arises "why
> >  >  >  >  not 100%?". As far as I know, Harmony evangelists all over the
> world
> >  >  >  >  often face such a tough question.
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  So, I want to have the following fun this summer:
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  1. Identify what classes and methods are unimplemented in
> comparison
> >  >  >  >  with Java 6 documentation
> >  >  >  >  2. implement them  :)
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  There is a project of enabling FreeCol in the list of proposed
> >  >  >  >  projects. Of course, I will have to collaborate with the guy
> engaged
> >  >  >  >  in this project when it comes to java.image.io classes.
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  I will be glad to hear from Harmony gurus in this list whether
> it is
> >  >  >  >  possible to comlete class library in 3 months and who is
> willing to be
> >  >  >  >  the mentor for such a project,
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  P.S. About myself: I run for Master's degree in Physics in
> Novosibirsk
> >  >  >  >  State Unoversity. I have some experience in Java and C++. I
> >  >  >  >  contributed to Harmony VM JIT-compiler: powerful optimization
> called
> >  >  >  >  "operator strengh reduction"[1] and some perfomance-improving
> fixes. I
> >  >  >  >  am now working on the vectorization support for Harmony jit
> compiler.
> >  >  >  >  I hope to have it done this spring.
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  [1]https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5090
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >  >  --
> >  >  >  >  Maksim
> >  >  >  >
> >  >  >
> >  >  >
> >  >  >
> >  >  >  --
> >  >  >  With best regards,
> >  >  >  Alexei
> >  >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >  --
> >  >  Maksim
> >  >
> >
> >
> >
> >  --
> >  With best regards,
> >  Alexei
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Maksim
>

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