Category:Summer Coding 2010 ideas
This page holds all the ideas suggested by community members for the Fedora Summer Coding 2010 program.
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Other ideas that were incomplete or worth considering from the past are found at Summer coding ideas for 2009.
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- If you provide a use case and some ideas of how to solve, you give more room for students to put in their own ideas and passion.
- Consider if that is possible for each of your project ideas.
- Prepare a project idea page, part of which is included on this page.
- To learn how to add an idea to this page, read How to create an idea page for Summer Coding.
- Use talk page to discuss ideas and proposals.
- Use the discussion tab (Talk:Name of idea) page for all discussion about an idea.
- Idea pages should be renamed as proposals when accepted, and all discussion about the proposal should also go in the talk page.
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The main page for this idea is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - Idea page sample.
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The main page for this idea is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - RHQ.
Summary of idea: Various ideas related to RHQ: http://rhq-project.org
Contacts: Heiko W. Rupp <hwr @ redhat.com >, pilhuhn on irc.freenode.net/#rhq
Mentor(s): Heiko W. Rupp
Notes: Ideas are e.g. better visual representation of the inventory (graphical forests), new graphing code for metrics (as DOM+CSS+JS versions), allowing different availability check interval for 'important' resources, separating agent heart beat from availability messages or combining data from different resources and types to trigger alerts on this combined data ("Correlation units"). Other ideas are very welcome. Also check the Ideas wiki page at http://rhq-project.org/display/RHQ/Ideas
KDE Netbook Spin
The main page for this proposal is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - KDE Netbook Spin.
Status: Accepting Applications
Summary of idea: The creation of an official KDE Netbook Edition Spin for Fedora 14
Contacts: Ryan Rix < rrix fedoraproject.org >, rrix on irc.freenode.net/#fedora-kde
Mentor(s): Ryan Rix rrix on irc.freenode.net/#fedora-kde, Jaroslav Reznik jreznik on irc.freenode.net/#fedora-kde
Summary of idea: A step by step process of joining the Fedora Project.
Contacts: Mike McGrath
Mentor(s): Mike McGrath
Notes: Right now when new users sign up for an account, they have NO idea what to do next. One common thing is applying for a bunch of seemingly random groups, then trying to ssh to fedorapeople. Then just having your applications sit there... forever never getting approved.
I'd like for the account system to have a simple wizard interface (via a plugin), welcomes users, explains how Fedora works and explains how to apply for groups and what to expect. We may have to come up with a standard way to apply for groups, to be discussed.
The main page for this idea is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - PackageDB Enhancements.
Summary of idea: The Fedora PackageDB contains information that both developers and end users would find useful about the applications and packages in Fedora. There are a large variety of changes that could be useful for it ranging from the mundane (example: porting to TurboGears2, adjusting the way we link between the Application and Package interfaces) to redesigning the database model, or including new features.
Contacts: Toshio Kuratomi
Mentor(s): Toshio Kuratomi
Notes: Some ideas are listed on https://fedorahosted.org/packagedb/wiki/ToDo
The main page for this idea is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - Copr.
Summary of idea: Copr (Cool Other Package Repo) is a Fedora project to help make building and managing third party package repositories easy. Copr is being implemented this summer by Seth Vidal and Toshio Kuratomi. They would welcome help from interested students.
Contacts: Toshio Kuratomi(abadger1999)
Mentor(s): Toshio Kuratomi(abadger1999)
Notes: More information about Copr
Gnome - Nautilus Search dialog
The main page for this idea is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - Gnome - Nautilus search.
Summary of idea: Nautilus is the default file manager for Gnome desktop. The current state of the search dialog is suboptimal, our goal is to make it more rich and provide more options. For example, when we had set Tracker as the primary search engine, we also committed users to use their fulltext search by default. An option switching between filename-based matching and fulltext search would be great addition. Additional filters would also be a great asset.
Contacts: Tomáš Bžatek
Mentor(s): Tomáš Bžatek
Notes: See upstream bug https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=612725#c6 for details
The main page for this idea is Summer Coding 2010 ideas - CHASM.
Summary of idea: Various ideas related to CHASM
Notes: CHASM, the Cryptographic-Hash-Algorithm-Secured Mirroring solution, is a project that is to help alleviate a lot of the pains that mirrors have in organizing and verifying their content. The project can be thought of as a stateful
rsync daemon in some respects, and solves a problem that kernel.org and a number of other large mirroring infrastructures have been looking into for several years now. This is ultimately a project that will be used by a greater portion of the larger mirroring infrastructures and as such has a lot of need for high performance and good design.
DGC GTK GUI
Summary of idea: The proposed work is to write the GTK GUI for Digital Gate Compiler (DGC) to use the latest GTK+ 2.0 API. This is Fedora Electronic Lab ticket #73: https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-electronic-lab/ticket/73
Contact: Shakthi Kannan , "mbuf" at irc.freenode.net/#fedora-india
Mentor(s): Shakthi Kannan , "mbuf" at irc.freenode.net/#fedora-india
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