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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code 2009
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2009 12:44:33 GMT
Thanks - Ive made the relevant changes to the Wiki.

Regards,
Oliver

Sian January wrote:
> I would say do a separate one and then you could also put your name
> down as a mentor for the more general tools project if there are no
> good submissions for the jdb one.  Or we could do separate projects
> for several tools if anyone else is particularly interested in
> mentoring a specific one.
>
> 2009/2/25 Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com>:
>   
>> Im particularly interested in the jdb (command line Java debugger) tool and
>> would like to mentor someone to write a version of it for Harmony. Should I
>> add this as a separate specific project on the wiki (harmony-tools-2), or
>> just pop my name under the more general harmony-tools-1? (Id also be
>> interested in mentoring other tools projects where I feel I can
>> contribute...)
>>
>> Regards,
>> Oliver
>>
>> Sian January wrote:
>>     
>>> I've added a new Wiki page[1] for us to add our proposals, and I
>>> copied one from 2008 so that everyone can see the right format as
>>> they'll need to be transferred to the ASF website at some point.  I
>>> haven't copied all the 2008 projects[2] as I don't know which are
>>> still relevant.
>>>
>>> Please feel free to add proposals to the list and copy the relevant
>>> ones from 2008 and we also need people to sign up to mentor projects.
>>> It would be good to get an idea of the number of people available to
>>> mentor as early as possible because last year the ASF didn't ask
>>> Google for enough slots, so we were in the position where we had
>>> people willing to mentor who couldn't.
>>>
>>> This may be obvious, but where the project description is quite wide
>>> like "implement a jdk tool" it's fine to have several mentors listed
>>> because if we get more than one good student application then we can
>>> run more than one project.  You can also list yourself as the mentor
>>> for more than one project, but you will generally only be allowed one
>>> student so you will have to choose between projects at some point.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Sian
>>>
>>>
>>> [1]
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Google_Summer_Of_Code_2009_Projects_Proposals
>>>
>>> [2]
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Google_Summer_Of_Code_2008_Projects_Proposals
>>>
>>>
>>> 2009/2/24 Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> Since most of the tasks from the last year were not complete (or even
>>>> taken), they could be a good start unless we define better ones [1].
>>>> The tasks should be adjusted, so we won't repeat last year result.
>>>>
>>>> RTF parser implementation was the task of a proper level of
>>>> modularity. Contrary, drag & drop swing implementation (or any other
>>>> deep swing immersion) currently seems an overkill to me.
>>>>
>>>> I also like tools. There are plenty of tools [2] in JDK 6 we don't
>>>> have, and they are very modular to learn.
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://markmail.org/thread/qvu2ikotnlg26s2f
>>>> [2] http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/tools/index.html
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Andrew John Hughes
>>>>> <gnu_andrew@member.fsf.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> 2009/2/23 Nathan Beyer <nbeyer@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>             
>>>>>>> How about a javadoc tool baseline implementation?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 2/23/09, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>               
>>>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Do we want to propose any projects for Google Summer of Code
2009?
>>>>>>>>  It
>>>>>>>> was quite successful last year for Harmony, with two students
>>>>>>>> completing the programme, so definitely worth doing in my
opinion.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> http://code.google.com/soc/
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Sian
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>               
>>>>>> There are already at least three such tools under FOSS licenses.
 Why
>>>>>> would we need another?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>             
>>>>> Because it's fun. :)
>>>>>
>>>>> Are any under an ALv2 compatible license that we can package?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>           
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>>>>
>>>>         
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> --
>> Oliver Deakin
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>>
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