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From Deborah Digges <deborah.gertrude.dig...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Student Project
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:37:11 GMT
Thank you for your help and time; I will take a look at the issues and try
to solve some of them.

I have completed the build and install, and have also taken a look at the
architecture.
If you do come across a project that has the needed mix of mentors, I'd be
glad to be a part of it.






On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 5:56 AM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 09/01/2014 10:25 AM, Deborah Digges wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > It's great to hear from you!
> > * We work primarily on unix machines - ubuntu specifically. IDEs we have
> > worked on include Eclipse, NetBeans and Aptana studio.
> > * I know git, but am not very experienced with it. I have worked briefly
> > with perforce.
> > * The course evaluation would be in the beginning of December, so that
> > gives us time till the end of November to complete the project.
> >
> > If there is any more information I could provide you with, I'd be more
> than
> > glad to.
> > I'll be going through the link you've mentioned shortly. Once again,
> thank
> > you for your response.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Deborah
>
> The specific project I was thinking about seems to be lacking in the
> needed mix of mentors at the moment.
>
> We do have a listing of "easy" and "simple" hacks from our development
> orientation page:
>
> http://openoffice.apache.org/orientation/intro-development.html
>
> Feel free to take a look at these, and get involved by fixing some of
> these issues if you like. We have quite a number of Ubuntu builders who
> can answer questions on this list. Good luck with your open source project.
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:43 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 1:19 AM, Deborah Digges <
> >> deborah.gertrude.digges@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> I am a *4th year* Computer Science student. As a part of a course -
> "The
> >>> Architecture of Open source technologies", I am required to contribute
> to
> >>> an open source project.
> >>>
> >>> The project is needed to be done by a team of *3 members*.The semester
> >> ends
> >>> by* November*, so that gives me *three months* to work on the project.
> >> The
> >>> course requires us to work *8 hours a week*. Also, the course
> emphasizes
> >> on
> >>> making code contributions.
> >>>
> >>> I am familiar with C,C++ and python, and I am eager to pick up
> additional
> >>> skills that are required.
> >>>
> >>> Please could you help me in this task, as I am quite new to open
> source.
> >>>
> >>> Looking forward to your response,
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Deborah Digges.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Hello Deborah --
> >> Thanks for contacting Apache OpenOffice. We'd love to have you
> contribute
> >> to this project.  We will try to identify a specific task for your team.
> >>
> >> First, I think we need more information from you to make this
> successful:
> >>
> >> * please tell us more about your development environment -- OS, IDE, etc
> >> * what is your experience with source version management tools? svn,
> git,
> >> etc
> >> * your semester ends "by November" meaning the end of November?
> >>
> >> There are many references to open source participation available. Here's
> >> one that gives a perspective from a participant's viewpoint that you may
> >> find helpful.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> http://blog.cobia.net/cobiacomm/2013/03/13/open-source-community-participation/
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> MzK
> >>
> >> "Nothing will work unless you do."
> >>                 -- Maya Angelou
> >>
> >
>
> --
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
>
> "Nothing will work unless you do."
>             -- Maya Angelou
>
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