[PLUG] firefox video

Vijay Patil vijay.patil at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 09:19:47 IST 2012


Some people mistakenly thought I am mentor in Google Summer of Code
(GSoC) 2012. No I am not.

I am not part of any organization in accepted list for GSoC 2012
BTW, It is a nice list representing best (active and latest
technology) open source projects out there.

Specifics of Firefox projects are here :

If you are a student interested in participating GSoC 2012, please
visit list of accepted organizations, their projects/ideas/tasks and
prepare nice application and submit to relevant organization. I think
for students it opens on March 26, so hurry up.

If you need, I offer to help you in preparing a good application, only
if you are interested project of following organization (in accepted

+ CGAL (Computational Geometry Algorithms)
+ Inkscape
+ Libreoffice
+ Mono Project
+ OpenStreetMap

Please do NOT contact me (because I cannot help)
+ if you have never USED above software, or at least given a try.
+ if you don't know basics of programming languages required for above
projects (that means c, c++, GTK, Javascript etc.).

Drop me a mail with your contact no.


On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Vijay Patil <vijay.patil at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Truly inspiring video.
> Being C++ programmer, I always wanted to contribute to Firefox, and
> few years back came very close (when I learned XUL and browser
> add-ons), but got busy with other stuff.
> In the spirit of Google Summer of code, if anyone reading this (in
> Pune area) interested in contributing to Mozilla Firefox, but not sure
> about how it will happen, please do contact me. I offer following:
> + Very good office-like space (in Hinjewadi Phase I)
> + Fast Internet connection and a PC
> + Guidance to get started with contributing source code to Firefox and
> other projects.
> + If you have a laptop, bring it.
> We will do a small project around Firefox and some other related open
> source projects. Objective: At the end of 2 months, you should have a
> small but significant contribution accepted in a famous project like
> Firefox.
> Who Am I?
> I have 8+ years of software development experience. Passionate about
> open source (Firefox, Libreoffice etc, anything with large C++ code
> base). See http://randomnodes.blogspot.in/2010/01/mozillian-inspiration.html.
> I maintain few open source projects, prominently :
> http://code.google.com/p/cspsol/
> Contact me now (8793146232) if you want get started contributing to
> open source (free software) revolution and not just be passive
> consumer (a.k.a loser).  Ready?
> --
> Vijay
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 9:41 PM, Mayuresh <mayuresh at acm.org> wrote:
>> http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/10.0.2/firstrun/
>> (Saw it today. With fast release cycles, don't know if it's old news for
>> many!)
>> Mayuresh.
>> _______________________________________
>> Pune GNU/Linux Users Group Mailing List
> --
> Vijay Patil

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