Need suggestion, Regarding fdo#62957 and GSOC..
anthony at youngman.org.uk
Tue Mar 18 10:48:48 PDT 2014
On 17/03/2014 17:59, Sujay m wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've introduced myself and shown my interest in the GSOC idea
> Follow-me slideshow..
> I have just started my open source development. Its been 2 months with
> LO, and have taken up 3 bugs, fdo#42788
> <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42788> ,fdo#64290
> <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64290> and fdo#62957
> Well i started with fdo#42788, the change i proposed to the mailing
> list, honestly i was a beginner so the change i proposed was very
> silly, so didn't submit to the gerrit..
> Then, with fdo#64290, i had to do real hardwork, it was a very easy
> hack in the end, but since it was my first time with huge source code
> i took three weeks to hack it.. I have submitted the patch to gerrit..
> Well, the thing is when i got information about GSOC, it occured to me
> that it is the perfect program to kick start my open source
> involvement.. But i am not sure i will be able to do it because, i
> have taken 3 weeks to solve an easy hack..
Is it you, or did you just pick an "easy hack" that wasn't so easy?
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