[Bf-committers] GSOC Project Idea

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 12:12:08 CET 2019

Hi Nathan,

On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 9:21 PM Nathan Craddock <nzcraddock at gmail.com>

> The description for the outliner project on the wiki mentions, "the
> developers would work with users to find the most important usability
> issues and fix them." By this I'm understanding developers to mean the
> accepted GSOC student, along with their mentor, and other developers,
> is this a correct understanding?

That's correct.

> This leads to my understanding that the original project proposal will
> not include details on every specific outliner improvement that will be
> added. Further ideas and improvements will come from users during the
> community bonding period as well as the three months of development. Do
> I understand this correctly?

Yes, the proposal should have some specific things to improve, maybe some
of your own ideas. But it should also leave room for work based on user

> Second, for the project schedule. I can make a good guess right now on
> what features and fixes could be implemented in which order, but will
> the schedule also be flexible? Would the submission window from March
> 25th to April 9th be the recommended time to fix the schedule, or could
> it also change after?

The schedule can be adapted at any time as needed. Planning software
development is hard, we just need a good initial guess.


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