Summer Coding 2010 proposal - Dorrie

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About Me

  1. My name is Yuyeping
  2. My email address is yuyeping@gmail.com
  3. My wiki username is yuyeping
  4. My IRC nickname is yuyeping
  5. My wiki page is https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=User:yuyeping
  6. My primary language is Chinese, English
  7. Location, and what hours tend to work: Chongqing, China. 8:00 to 23:00 GMT+8
  8. I would be developing Dorrie (URL: https://fedorahosted.org/dorrie/). I am going to develop some features for Dorrie. For example:
    • User management - integration with FAS.
    • Tabbed workflow with AJAX.
    • Search Packages.
    • Add default users to Kickstart. Custom root password.
    • Hostname
    • Default Wallpaper, home directory content,

About my project

  1. My project name is Dorrie.
  2. My project come from an idea on the Summer Coding 2010 ideas page (URL: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Summer_Coding_2010_ideas_-_Dorrie).
  3. Dorrie is a Web interface to build customized Fedora Remixes. It is a Free Software licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License v3 or later and written using Django/Python. It's support remote customise fedora custom Kickstart file, build custom LiveCD ISO image and download. now has basic function and framework. My job is add and enhance features including:
    • User management - integration with FAS. (useing python-fedora Fedora Account System Services )
    • Tabbed workflow with AJAX. (useing jQuery UI Library. )
    • Search Packages.
    • Add default users to Kickstart. Custom root password.
    • Hostname
    • Default Wallpaper, home directory content,
  4. timeline for project
    • week 1: Communicate with mentor for detailed info, study project and install development environment.
    • week 2: Try finish first function: User management - integration with FAS.
    • week 3~5: Must finish the other request function: AJAX, search, user, hostname, default user management and so on. Add additional feature in the project's Features Planned according to my ability.
    • week 6~7: Testing and fix bug.
    • week 8: write documents.
  5. Self-Convincing:
    • I'm a student in the graduate program of a Electronics and Communication Engineering, interested in open source, my undergraduate degree is computer science and technology which has a lot of software courses including Linux.
    • I am deep in embedded software, I have work experience before graduate school, use embedded Linux base software stack build a rich web-base management system for blade server management solution, this is a successful project which have used in business product.
    • Of course, I have python programming experience, I use python to do math.

You and the community

  1. If your project is successfully completed, what will its impact be on the Fedora community? Give 3 answers, each 1-3 paragraphs in length. The first one should be yours. The other two should be answers from members of the Fedora community, at least one of whom should be a Fedora Summer Coding mentor. Provide email contact information for non-Summer Coding mentors.
    • My answer: Dorrie is a web interface to build customized Fedora spin/remixes, enhanced user experience. user can tailor differ types of fedora install media via web. also provide a simple way to Fedora community create fedora live media.
    • My mentor's answer: That's nice, Looks good to me.
    • non-Summer Coding mentor answer: .... Rahul Sundaram <metherid@gmail.com>
  1. What will you do if you get stuck on your project and your mentor isn't around?
    • In my opinion, one question have more than one answer, and work always can be in parallel. I can do something that I can do in this time, and ask somebody else for guide.
  1. In addition to the required blogging minimum of twice per week, how do you propose to keep the community informed of your progress and any problems or questions you might have over the course of the project?
    • I often online, chat by IRC in #fedora-devel and #fedora-admin and review/write in project mail lists.

Miscellaneous

  1. We want to make sure that you are prepared before the project starts
    • Can you set up an appropriate development environment?
      • Yes.
    • Have you met your proposed mentor and members of the associated community?
      • Yes.
  2. What is your t-shirt size?
    • L (175)
  3. Describe a great learning experience you had as a child.
    • I like swimming, before primary school I learned how to swim by myself in a river near my house, by imitated other people's actions and practice.
  4. Is there anything else we should have asked you or anything else that we should know that might make us like you or your project more?
    • I love open source and programming, I hope hunt an open-source related job in the future.

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