Fwd: Student looking to contribute toward Subsurface

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Fri Aug 29 08:03:03 PDT 2014

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> From: Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org>
> Subject: Re: Student looking to contribute toward Subsurface
> Date: August 29, 2014 at 8:02:05 AM PDT
> To: Rohit Shinde <rohit.shinde12194 at gmail.com>
> Hi Rohit,
> On Aug 29, 2014, at 7:58 AM, Rohit Shinde <rohit.shinde12194 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am a CS student studying in India. I cam across this organisation while browsing through GSoC 2014 accepted organisations.I would like to contribute here. I am quite proficient with Python. What would I need to know to contribute to this software?
> We don’t really have any parts of the software that was written in Python. Subsurface is written mostly in C and C++, a small bit of XSLT… the two companion apps are written in Java/Darvin and ObjectiveC.
>> Would I need to have domain specific knowledge?
> We have several contributors who don’t dive at all (or only started diving long after working on Subsurface). So while it helps to have an understanding what people want from a divelog (and what the data and terms mean), there isn’t really any domain specific knowledge needed.
> /D

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