Google Summer of Code 2015

Peter Bozsó bozpet92 at
Tue Oct 14 02:33:15 PDT 2014

Great! :)

The problem is three-way: I am attending university and working in
ocassional projects for a company (where I develop for Windows Phone) at
the same time. All the while I am member of the ScummVM team and I am
maintaining two engines when I can. Besides that I'd like to contribute to
Subsurface before the summer with bug-fixes and other patches. That's
clearly not the case that I am only here for the money. :) I am only
proposing this idea for GSoC and not starting it right now because it's
quite a bigger task in my opinion and I'd like to work on it with nothing
else breaking my concentration. So I could iterate through it's parts as a

On 14 October 2014 10:26, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 03:40:44PM +0200, Peter Bozsó wrote:
> > Hello everybody!
> >
> > My name is Peter Bozsó, I already participated in two GSoC-s (at
> ScummVM),
> > and I know it's "a bit" early, but looking trough this year's list of
> > accepted organizations I found Subsurface and got really interested about
> > it.
> > I'd like to ask you if Subsurface (as a mentoring organization) is
> planning
> > to participate in the upcoming GSoC 2015? I saw you already have an
> Android
> > app, and last year a student implemented an iOS app, and since I am
> really
> > into Windows Phone development the idea immediately occurred to me: I'd
> > really like to implement a WP 8.1 companion app for Subsurface.
> > Please tell me if it's a valuable idea for you guys, what are your
> opinions
> > about it, and if you are willing to participate in GSoC again at all!
> I think this is a great idea.
> I'm planning to apply to GSOC2015 as mentor organization.
> One comment, though. If you are interested in this and have the skills,
> why not implement it now? It makes you less credible as "open source
> contributor" if you come to us now and wait to work on Subsurface until
> there is the opportunity to earn money doing so. Please don't take this
> the wrong way - as discussed on IRC... no one here has any free time...
> You'd be a much stronger candidate next year if you started contributing
> now. And I'm sure there'll be many other things you could contribute by
> then.
> /D

Bozsó Péter
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