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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Gsoc 2016
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:24:07 GMT
Hi Antonio,

I think the list is actually "mentors@community.apache.org".  Sorry for the
confusion.

Karl


On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 4:02 AM, Antonio David Pérez Morales <
adperezmorales@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
>
> I've just created the issue for this connector [1]. Moreover, I already
> sent an email to mentors@apache.org requesting becoming a mentor for the
> Apache ManifoldCF project.
> The next step is to send an email to the Manifold PMC mail list to receive
> the acknowledge.
> Could you point me to the address for that list?
> And in order to move forward, the next steps for after sending the email.
>
> Regards
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CONNECTORS-1290
>
> 2016-03-15 15:24 GMT+01:00 David Arroyo <arroyoescobardavid@gmail.com>:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > Thank you both for answering
> >
> > Antonio's proposal to create a Nuxeo connector seems very interesting. I
> am
> > going to prepare and submit a proposal.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > regards.
> >
> > On 15 March 2016 at 13:32, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > 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 Pérez 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
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > David Arroyo Escobar
> >
>

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