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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Gsoc 2016
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:32:56 GMT
Hi Antonio,

I think it is perfectly reasonable to build a Nuxeo connector for a GSoC
2016 project.  You'll need to find out if David is interested, and sign up
to be a mentor, of course.  There's also a mentor list you need to join --
mentors@apache.org, I think.

Thanks!
Karl


On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 8:21 AM, Antonio David PĂ©rez Morales <
adperezmorales@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
>
> The ideas proposed by Karl are very interesting and are needed to have a
> more stable version of ManifoldCF in terms of supported connectors.
>
> Regarding the idea of implement new connectors, I have been working lately
> with Nuxeo [1] and I would like to propose it as a potential new connector
> to be implemented during this GSoC period.
> The idea behind this new connector is to use the Nuxeo REST API [2] to
> implement a native connector for Nuxeo.
>
> Karl, in case you think this is an interesting connector to have, I can
> create a new Jira ticket for that and I volunteer to act as mentor of this
> possible GSoC project.
>
> Regards
>
> [1] http://www.nuxeo.com
> [2] https://doc.nuxeo.com/display/NXDOC/REST+API
>
> 2016-03-15 12:27 GMT+01:00 Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com>:
>
> > Hi David,
> >
> > Thank you for considering ManifoldCF for your GSoC project.
> >
> > Most of our potential GSoC projects left over from 2015 involve
> connectors
> > for proprietary repositories, unfortunately.  These are:
> >
> > (1) Livelink connector (CONNECTORS-1117) -- need to reimplement using the
> > newer REST API
> > (2) Finishing off the Alfresco Webscript connector (CONNECTORS-1058) --
> > need to add the ability to support thread interruptibility
> >
> > Other projects that have been discussed include working with SharePoint;
> > SharePoint has deprecated their web-services API and has instead gone to
> a
> > REST API, and we'd need a pair of connectors (authority and repository)
> to
> > support that.  That's not properly ticketed in Jira for GSoC yet, and it
> > may be too big for one GSoC project, but we can perhaps break it up into
> > smaller pieces.
> >
> > So, if you can show you have access to one of these three proprietary
> > repositories for the purposes of development, you could write a proposal
> > along those lines.
> >
> > Alternatively, if you know of any repository that we may not currently
> have
> > a connector for that could prove useful to someone, you could propose
> that
> > as a project.
> >
> > We're currently pretty shorthanded when it comes to mentors, so we will
> > only be able to accept one or two proposals at most this year.
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Karl
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 6:44 AM, David Arroyo <
> > arroyoescobardavid@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I am David Arroyo, undergraduate Software Engineer at University of
> > > Seville, Spain and I am graduate in a Superior Grade Formative Course
> on
> > > multi-platform application development.
> > >
> > > During last months, I have been following the mailing list and also
> > > reviewing some open issues (some of them tagged as gsoc gsoc2015). I
> > would
> > > be interested to collaborate in this project to get some experience
> and I
> > > think GSoC could be an interesting opportunity to learn about open
> source
> > > community development, unkown for me so far, and learning a bit more
> > about
> > > the technologies used in this project.
> > >
> > > My intention is continue collaborating with the project after GSoC
> (both
> > if
> > > I'm accepted or not) because in summer I have a lot of free time and I
> > can
> > > work fixing issues or developing new functionalities.
> > >
> > > I am very interested in Manifold and I would like to get information
> > about
> > > some connectors that could be needed to be implemented.
> > >
> > > I really hope participate in Google Summer of Code 2016 and continue to
> > > expand my current technical knowledge.
> > >
> > > Yours faithfully,
> > > David Arroyo
> > >
> > > --
> > > David Arroyo Escobar
> > >
> >
>

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