[Adium-devl] Summer of Code '09
thegundamguru at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 12 01:21:27 UTC 2009
I know I've not been active in the development so far, as I am new to the community, but as I read through the code and figure out what's going on I'll be trying to contribute more.
From: Augie Fackler <lists at durin42.com>
To: Adium Development mailing list <adium-devl at adiumx.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 6:34:03 PM
Subject: Re: [Adium-devl] Summer of Code '09
+1. The only other thought I have is if we really have a couple of solid ideas, we could sign up and only take (at most) 2 students, and be prepared to walk away if we don't have really strong self-motivated students applying.
On Feb 11, 2009, at 6:02 PM, Christopher Forsythe wrote:
> The same thing is happening to Growl as well (hence my speaking up). My
> opinion is that part of the problem is all of the easy problems are gone,
> and part of it is that it's just busy during this time of year. There's not
> a lot of new developers coming forward like there used to be as well for
> both projects.
> I'd suggest telling google to give all of the mentor spots to pidgin, since
> that'll help Adium. As to the drop off in activity, I think a discussion
> regarding this has to happen at some point to help the project move forward,
> otherwise it'll just continue. I'd say new thread on that though.
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 5:35 PM, David Smith <catfish.man at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So, it's happening. Personally, I don't think we're in any
>> reasonable state to participate. The graphs at
>> https://www.ohloh.net/p/adium/contributors paint a depressing picture of
>> the project right now, and even when we *did* have more active contributors
>> last summer, I don't feel we (I?) did as good a job mentoring as we have in
>> previous years. With luck I'll be getting a job in the relatively near
>> future, which will inevitably lead to my commit rate dropping off some. At
>> that point we'll have basically nobody working consistently on Adium.
>> Anyone have some light to counter my gloom with? ;)
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