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Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code 2011 ideas needed!

Re: Google Summer of Code 2011 ideas needed!

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2011 22:26:33 +0100

On Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 09:57:41PM +0100, Marcin Bukat wrote:
> Another topic which comes back from time to time is vector graphic
> based UI engine. Porting librsvg + libxml + libart should be fairly
> easy on RaaA and in sim (where we can use malloc). Than we could judge
> if this is really feasible to have this on 'native' targets as well.

That might be a fun experiment, yes, but I'm not sure if it's suitable
for gsoc. I think we want projects where we know we want to keep the
result (if the code is decent of course), not projects where we may end
up saying it was fun, let's drop it.


"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 2011-03-06

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