[Soc-2009-dev] Google SoC Students/Mentors

Chingiz Dyussenov chingiz.ds at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 14:33:57 CEST 2009

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 2:45 AM, Chris Want <cwant at ualberta.ca> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Congratulations to the successful Summer of Code
> applicants!
> We have some time before the Summer of Code program
> officially starts for the year, but in the meantime
> I thought it would be useful to get the mailing lists,
> etc., in place, and also to send a "ping" to the
> students to make sure that there aren't any
> communication issues that should be solved sooner
> rather than later.
> As you can tell, I've subscribed you to a Summer of
> Code mailing list that we'll use through out the
> summer -- more about this list here:
> http://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/soc-2009-dev
> Three other mailing lists that you are very strongly
> advised to subscribe to are the Blender development
> list, the Blender 2.5 taskforce,  and the Blender cvs
> list (sorry, you have to subscribe yourself):
> http://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-committers
> http://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-taskforce25
> http://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-blender-cvs
> Commit log mails for Summer of Code go to the (poorly
> named) bf-blender-cvs mailing list mentioned above.
> If you don't have a p.b.o (projects.blender.org) account,
> please sign up for one and send your username to this list.
> If you already have an account, please send your username:
> http://projects.blender.org
> Another resource is irc: most of the mentors visit
> #blendercoders channel on irc.freenode.net.
> Here are some IRC handles of some of the SoC mentors and
> some other helpful developers:
> Ton Roosendaal - kaito
> Martin Poirier - theeth
> Brecht von Lommel - brecht
> Campbell Barton - ideasman_42
> Nathan Letwory - jester[King,Dad]
> Matt Ebb - broken
> Joe Eagar - joeedh
> Ken Hughes - khpylon
> Jean-Luc Peuriere - lukep
> Daniel Genrich - gencher
> Geoff Bantle - Briggs
> Andrea Weikert - elubie
> Kent Mein - sirdude
> Benoit Bolsee - ben2610
> Erwin Coumans - erwin_bullet
> Chris Want - cwant
> We have weekly coding meetings in the #blendercoders
> channel on Sundays at 16:00 CEST (14:00 GMT,
> 08:00 MST, 07:00 PST -- if your time zone isn't
> listed, please try to figure out the meeting time).
> There are also development forums on 'w.b.o'
> (http://www.blender.org/) and Blender Artists
> (http://blenderartists.org/forum/).
> As part of my "ping" to the students, this would also
> be a good time to get some information from you, so
> if you have a moment sometime this week could you please
> send a mail to this list saying "Hi", and answering
> the following questions:
> * Have you every used subversion before?
> * What OS do you use for development?
> * What compiler do you use?
> * Have you built the blender sources before?
> * Do you have an IRC nickname?
> * What is your p.b.o username? (see above)
> * Feel free to include any other info you think
> it might be useful to share.
> Again, congratulations to the students, and many
> thanks to those who have agreed to be mentors, and
> also thanks to those other interested parties who
> have helped evaluate proposals.
> More to come later ...
> Regards,
> Chris
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I'm Chingiz. My project is Collada Support Improvements For Blender.

* Have you every used subversion before?
Not yet, but Arystan did and he says he'll explain me.

* What OS do you use for development?
Debian Linux

* What compiler do you use?

* Have you built the blender sources before?
ditto as the first question

* Do you have an IRC nickname?
yes, chingachgook

* What is your p.b.o username? (see above)

* Will you be working from trunk (2.49) or from the 2.5 branch (I assume
most of you will work on 2.5, if you don't know, talk to your mentor).
Though we haven't discussed this yet, I think it's 2.5

* Would you like to have your branch now (if you plan on starting working in
advance or if you already have) or only later (around the official GSOC
start date)?
Yes, I would like to have it now because Collada DOM needs to be integrated

I want to wish luck to all students participating in Blender GSOC this year.
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