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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Where to start?
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:46:26 GMT

On 02/11/2016 08:59 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> I expect to complete my "Building on Windows" project in the next
> day or so, by documenting the results in
> That means it is time to pick another project. Any suggestions?
> Here is a brief resume:
> Education:
> B.Sc. Mathematics, Imperial College London, 1970
> M.Sc. Computer Science, Birkbeck College London University, 1975
> Ph.D. Computer Science, UC San Diego, 2009
> Work:
> I worked from 1970 to 2002 for NCR, Celerity, FPS, Cray Research,
> and Sun Microsystems. I worked on application software, operating
> systems, compilers, system performance, and server platform
> architecture. I was performance architect for the Sun E10000 and 15K.
> Unfortunately, my professional end-user applications development
> experience was writing programs that expected punch card or paper
> tape input. More recently, I have written computer performance
> models in C++ and Java, and did simulations in Java for my
> dissertation research.
> Although my C++ experience is rusty and predates widespread
> availability of the STL, I should be able to get it up to date
> relatively easily. I have used templates and operator overloading.

Some great suggestions for you already. If you want to ease into
things a bit, you might just review what's in BZ as "major" and
Windows related:

Also we could use a verification of resolution on the Spell Check issue:

from a Windows builder.

Have fun and so good that you joined us!


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 anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."
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