Base project in GSoC 2012

Muthu Subramanian K sumuthu at
Mon Mar 26 01:51:10 PDT 2012

Hi Waqas,

Sorry for the delay...I was away (festival weekend here).
Well,I did reply to your mail earlier today. Do let me know if you need
any other info too (or in case the mail didn't reach you)...

Muthu Subramanian

On 03/25/2012 02:22 PM, Waqas Iftikhar wrote:
> The IRC channel is dead
> Mr. Mutthu the mentor of this project is not replying from his official
> email. The IRC channel is dead also.
> I am really intrested in this project and i am already doing this stuff
> in research center in my university.  I can do it. Please can anybody
> help me contacting the mentor is some other way. I need to get in touch
> with him.
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 11:30 PM, Waqas Iftikhar <coldheartpks at
> <mailto:coldheartpks at>> wrote:
>     I am writing about the LibreOffice Base project in GSoC 2012. I
>     am interested in open source development particularly in all
>     ex-Sun Micro systems open source products. I am from Pakistan,
>     currently in my junior year of undergraduate studies in computer
>     sciences at FAST-NU Lahore. I have extensive experience of working
>     on open source systems at Software Engineering Research Centre
>     (SERC) at FAST-NU Lahore under the guidance of Dr. Fakhar Lodhi.
>     At Software Engineering Research Centre in FAST-NU Lahore I have
>     worked inside the source code of MySQL. My team and I have worked on
>     the solution to various bugs in MySQL namely Bug # 20093, Bug
>     #50675, Bug 54034 and Bug# 50507. We have studied the code base of
>     MySQL extensively. Our next project due in SERC is embedding
>     MySQL/SQLite as a default in LibreOffice Base which happens to be
>     the same thing you want to be implemented in GSoC 2012. We have
>     already started scratch work on it (building LibreOffice and SQLite
>     and then embedding SQLite under Base).
>     There are a few queries regarding GSoC 2012. First, my understanding
>     about your GSoC requirement is that you want SQLite working as a
>     default in place of HSQL database in Base of LibreOffice. The pre
>     requisite written on LibreOffice GSoC profile says that you need to
>     solve one of the Easy Hack Programming Tasks but one of the easy
>     hack programming task matches up with the GSoC 2012 idea of Base.
>     Second, I cannot find out the development mailing list for this
>     project. Please clarify these issues to me.
>     -- 
>     Regards Waqas
> -- 
> Regards Waqas
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