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From: Christian Couder <>
To: Shourya Shukla <>
Cc: git <>,
	Johannes Schindelin <>,
	Junio C Hamano <>,
	Eric Sunshine <>
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Introduction
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:02:32 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Shourya,

On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 9:45 PM Shourya Shukla
<> wrote:
> Greetings everyone!
> I am Shourya Shukla, a Computer Science And Engineering student from IIT Roorkee.
> I am very keen on contributing to Git via Google Summer of Code 2020 (GSoC 2020).


> I have worked on a microproject(I saw it here[1] and thought I'd give it a shot)
> and submitted a patch regarding the same[2], which has been accpeted by Junio C Hamano[3][4]
> and will be queued shortly.

Nice that you have already done a microproject! It would have been
better if you already added [GSoC] to the title of your patches so
that we could more easily find them.

> I have become familiar with mailing lists as well now so it isn't
> an issue. I want to know in which direction should I proceed now.

In you can find the following:

"If you’ve already done a microproject and are itching to do more,
then get involved in other ways, like finding and fixing other
problems in the code, or improving the documentation or code comments,
or helping to review other people’s patches on the mailing list, or
answering questions on the mailing list or in IRC, or writing new
tests, etc., etc. In short, start doing things that other Git
developers do! Alternatively you can of course focus on your project

So I would suggest you follow the above advice.

As we haven't proposed projects yet, you can perhaps look for a
project that you would be interested in. As we say in the ideas we will propose will
be just … ideas, and the list we will propose will not be exhaustive,
and also we are more than happy to receive proposals for other ideas
related to Git. Be sure to read the "Note about refactoring projects
versus projects that implement new features" though.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-01-23 11:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-22 20:42 Shourya Shukla
2020-01-23 11:02 ` Christian Couder [this message]
2020-01-23 18:04   ` Shourya Shukla
2020-01-23 22:51     ` Christian Couder
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-01-01 13:02 [GSOC] Introduction Hariom verma
2020-01-23 11:16 ` Christian Couder
2020-01-23 20:18   ` Hariom verma
2020-01-23 22:38     ` Christian Couder
2019-02-24 10:05 [GSoC] Introduction Rohit Ashiwal
2019-02-24 14:47 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-02-25  6:50 ` Christian Couder
2019-02-25 11:35   ` Rohit Ashiwal
2019-02-25 20:21     ` Christian Couder
2019-02-25 21:09       ` Eric Sunshine
2015-03-07 11:25 [GSOC] Introduction karthik nayak

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