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Subject: Re: GSoC Android App

Re: GSoC Android App

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 21:06:12 +0200

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 06:45:12AM -0600, Michael Schliep wrote:
> Hello, I am a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, Crookston majoring
> in Computer Software Engineering. I have been wanting to get involved with
> an open source project and GSoC looks like a good way to get started. I am
> interested in the Idea of RockBox as an application and would like to use
> the android as the mobile device. I have owned a Digital Audio Player, but
> currently do not. I have also worked with android application development.
> I have not used RockBox before but will compile and start looking at the
> code tomorrow. I have spent a little time last year playing with c and will
> start up again right away. I am wondering on how difficult of a project
> this will be for a first time open source experience.

As a first time open source experience, I don't see any problem. This is
after all part of what GSoC is about.

> I am planning on
> treating this as a full time job over the summer. My email personal email
> is and I will appear on the IRC as MikeS. Sorry
> for contacting you so late in March. Can you please reply if you think I
> would be a suitable candidate for this project or if you know of one that
> would be better for me.

Which project is most suitable for you is for you to decide I think.
Please join us on irc to discuss the details of this project, or any
other you're interested in


> Mike Schliep

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2010-03-29

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