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From mehdi houshmand <med1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PDFBox Project for GSoC 2012
Date Sat, 17 Mar 2012 11:31:27 GMT
Hi Tharaka,

Have you had any more thoughts on a project you'd like to undertake?
Have you applied and been through all the admin needed to be accepted
into GSoC 2012? Let me know if you need any help.

Mehdi

On 9 March 2012 06:25, Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Am 07.03.2012 07:40, schrieb mehdi houshmand:
>>
>> Hi Andreas,
>>
>> Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear, I am an ASF committer... Just not to
>> PDFBox.. . I do have domain expertise being a full-time FOP developer
>> and having dealt with PDFs and fonts quite a bit. Should I pop an
>> email to dev-community to see if it's ok? It seems like such a waste
>> to have an interested applicant but no mentor...
>
> I'm not an GSoC expert but that sounds good to me. You may double check with
> the dev-community, but IMHO it's not necessary.
> I'm glad that you volunteer to help us, thanks in advance. I'll try to help
> as much as I can.
>
>
> BR
> Andreas Lehmkühler
>
>
>> Mehdi
>>
>> On 6 March 2012 21:32, Andreas Lehmkuehler<andreas@lehmi.de>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>
>>> Am 06.03.2012 21:24, schrieb mehdi houshmand:
>>>
>>>> Hi Andreas,
>>>>
>>>> Does the mentor need to be a PDFBox committer? If not, I wouldn't mind
>>>> putting myself forward as a candidate... Of course, that is if no one
>>>> else does.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for the offer, but AFAIKT it's not possible. According to [1] the
>>> mentor has to be an ASF member or committer.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Mehdi
>>>>
>>>> On 6 March 2012 18:43, Andreas Lehmkuehler<andreas@lehmi.de>    wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> Am 29.02.2012 03:50, schrieb Tharaka Nayanajith Wijebandara:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm university student in Sri Lanka and a newbie to Open Source
>>>>>> Development. I would like to participate for Google Summer of Code
>>>>>> 2012
>>>>>> with an Apache Project. Since I'm familiar with Java and I have used
>>>>>> PDFBox
>>>>>> Library for my academic project, I like to develop new feature for
>>>>>> PDFBox
>>>>>> as my GSoC project. First of all I want to know that is it possible
to
>>>>>> participate for GSoC 2012 with PDFBox project?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If it is yes, I want help from PDFBox development community to select
>>>>>> appropriate PDFBox task for GSoC.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> There is a lot to do and I'm sure that some of those jobs should
>>>>> qualify
>>>>> as
>>>>> GSoC task.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> If you have any idea about good project or advice for me, please
reply
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> this.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> You will need a mentor and I'm not sure if you will find one among our
>>>>> ranks. I'd like to support you, but I can't do it due to personal
>>>>> reasons.
>>>>>
>>>>> Anybody else?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> BR
>>>>> Andreas Lehmkühler
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> BR
>>> Andreas Lehmkühler
>>>
>>> [1] http://community.apache.org/guide-to-being-a-mentor.html
>
>

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