Greetings LibreOffice Community : GSOC Queries

Vineet Purswani vineetcse813 at
Wed Mar 9 15:40:47 UTC 2016


Thank you for the detailed reply. I will start working on the easyHacks
right away. This project seems interesting to me, thus I would love to
contribute to it.

On 9 March 2016 at 21:05, jan iversen <jani at> wrote:

> Hi
> Please have a look at:
> As I cannot see any patches from you.
> As stated on the wiki pages, you need to have completed easyHacks to be
> qualified.
> I am the mentor of the GSoC idea, and I invite you to take a look at
> and of course try to run the make.
> The first step, is to make a proposal (according to the GSoC guidelines).
> Once we agree on the proposal, it needs to be submitted and then it will be
> evaluated together with other proposals. An Organization gets in general,
> allowance to accept X students, and if there are more proposals the org.
> decides which ones to select.
> Your experience looks like a good fit for the job, there is another
> student also interested, but it might be possible to share the work.
> Rgds
> jan i.
> On 09 Mar 2016, at 14:16, Vineet Purswani <vineetcse813 at> wrote:
> Greetings LibreOffice Community,
> My name is Vineet Purswani and I am a fourth year Computer Science MTech
> Integrated student at IIT Kanpur, India. I am interested in knowing more
> about a project listed on LibreOffice GSOC ideas page - *Expand Visual
> Studio (and others) to generate all executables/dlls*
> I have a great interest in Computer Systems, specifically operating
> systems, computer architecture and cloud computing. I did a project on
> compiler design, wherein I developed a Java compiler in python using PLY
> library. I have worked on NACHOS to test some of the scheduling algorithms,
> demand paging techniques, implemented condition variables and semaphores. I
> did an architecture project to get my hands on over cache hierarchy
> techniques and branch & target predictors. I am currently working on
> computer security projects, wherein I have done control hijacking,
> privilege separation, learnt about several symbolic execution techniques
> like DART, KLEE & EXE. I have a basic knowledge of compiler design,
> databases, functional programming, machine learning and computer security
> as well. You can find my work here:
> *Kindly guide me as to how do I start working on this idea? Which bug
> fix/enhancement should I work on? Expectations in proposal?*
> Kindly share any details that you would like to share or any questions
> that you may have for me regarding this GSOC project.
> Let me know what you think. Thanks a lot.
> Yours Sincerely
> Vineet Purswani
> IIT Kanpur
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