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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Getting started with harmony-awt-dnd project
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 09:01:13 GMT
Hello Shariq,
If you are interested in DND, please take a look at [1]. From the
other side we still lack a mentor for Andrew's project, hence one
hardly decides to volunteer mentoring another one.

[1] http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Drag_and_Drop

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Maksim Ananjev
<maksim.ananjev@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Maybe I am missing smth, but I have not found this project in the list[1]
> However, i tried this project last year, but I had to drop it due to
> lack of time for GSoC. Anyway, if there are eager mentors for dnd
> project this year I can guarantee you a great deal of fun and
> challenge :)
> The most challenging about it is that nobody knows exactly how current
> implementation is close to Sun DND Spec[2]. So you'll need to develop
> tests first and then implement missing set of features.
> I am not sure if original maintainers of Harmony dnd are still reading
> this list, but I know that Alexei Fedotov certainly does and he
> probably can provide you with more specifics.
> But the first thing to clarify is if there are mentors eager to
> participate this year.
> [1]http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Google_Summer_Of_Code_2009_Projects_Proposals
> [2]http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/guide/dragndrop/spec/dnd1.html
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Muhammed Shariq <msmshariq@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am an Undergraduate student and am new to Apache Harmony.
>> While reading through the ideas list for this years GSoC i came through the
>> harmony's drag n drop project using AWT.
>> Drag n drop is somthing that has intrested me greately ever since i worked
>> on a dnd requirement during my internship.
>> So im willing to participate for GSoC this year working on the
>> harmony-awt-dnd project.
>> Im am new to this project and community, so any advice or guidence to get
>> started will be highly appreciated.
>> The requirement spec on the ideas page found at ... is not quite
>> descriptive.
>> If a detail requirement spec is available it would be helpful to know what
>> exactly is required to be done.
>> Thanks,
>> Shariq
> --
> Maksim

With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,

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