[Libreoffice] [libreoffice-marketing] Promoting LibO to Vietnamese students by completing easy hacks

Nguyen Vu Hung (KiEi) vuhung at ki-ei.com
Tue Apr 19 10:33:15 PDT 2011

Hello Tom Davies,

(2011/04/19 8:33), Tom Davies wrote:
> Hi :)
> It sounds excellent.  Does Google own the list or does it belong to TDF?
No :)
>   If
> Gsoc manage to fix all those then surely you would want a list of new easy
> hacks?  I found this page to help ...
> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Easy_Hacks
> That gave a few links to good searches in our bugs area.  Here is the 1st one
> they listed
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/buglist.cgi?status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr&query_format=advanced&status_whiteboard=EasyHack&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED
I will work with the developers on libreoffice at lists.freedesktop.org and 
I will stop posting to marketing
because only developers are candidates for mentors...

Well, as Cédric Bosdonnat has pointed out, programming task are suitable 
for Gsoc/MHST.

Some hacks are too easy; we need to think about the time constraints and 
the skills of the students too.

> You are part of the LibreOffice Community so you have as much right to decide as
> anyone else.  Perhaps some in the Steering Group could be considered to have a
> larger vote, or just more experience.
> Perhaps this could help open Gsoc to other languages rather than insisting that
> people speak only 1 language.  If so then it could have an even larger benefit
> to all of us.  Your idea is definitely a good move in my opinion.
> Good luck and regards from
> Tom :)
Thanks for nice words :)

Nguyen Vu Hung

> ________________________________
> From: Nguyen Vu Hung (KiEi)<vuhung at ki-ei.com>
> To: marketing at libreoffice.org; libreoffice at lists.freedesktop.org
> Sent: Tue, 19 April, 2011 1:42:42
> Subject: [libreoffice-marketing] Promoting LibO to Vietnamese students by
> completing easy hacks
> Hello marketing@ and dev@
> "Mu`a he` sa'ng ta.o" (MHST 2010)[1] works much like
> "(Google) Summer of Code" held among Vietnamese and for Vietnamese students.
> The reason we have our own version of Gsoc in Vietnam is that students'
> English
> skill is not so good.
> As to promote LibO *development* in Vietnam, I would like to ask
> developers at LibO become a technical co-mentors, and myself will
> be a co-mentor who bridges the gaps between you and the student(s).
> I will find some students joining the project.
> Regarding the topics, is that OK if we pick some easy hacks[2][3]
> on Gsoc idea page?
> Please get back to me.
> Regards,
> Nguyen Vu Hung
> [1] http://www.olp.vn/mhst
> [2] http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Gsoc/Ideas
> [3] http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Easy_Hacks

Nguyen Vu Hung (Nguyyễn Vũ Hưng)
LibreOffice, Vietnamese Translation Team.

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