Google Summer of Code 2017 ideas

Philippe VIGNEAU cardbook.thunderbird at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 16:42:43 UTC 2017


Hi Patrick

I've two "ideas|wishes" to propose (I hope this is not too ridiculous ;O) :

* make Hello (the visioconf module from Mozilla : 
https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/firefox-hello-beta/) 
available on Thunderbird

* enable CardBook to sync the Google contacts groups


Philippe


On 01/03/2017 17:25, Patrick Cloke wrote:
> Mozilla was accepted into Google Summer of Code 2017 [1], I just checked
> out the ideas page for this year [2] and was saddened to see *NO* ideas
> for Thunderbird, Lightning, or Instantbird. I've added an idea for
> instant messaging to the brainstorming page [3] and will try to add more
> later. I'd encourage other groups in the Thunderbird community to think
> about whether they have the time to mentor and what good projects might
> be! This has been a great resource in the past to have some work done,
> e.g. in 2016:
>
>    * The calendar team had great help last year with converting some of
>      their UI from XUL to HTML.
>    * Instant messaging had MANY improvements made to our XMPP support
>      this year and in the past had additional protocols added, etc.
>
> I'm no longer an administrator for Mozilla's Google Summer of Code, but
> was the past two years; I've also mentored a few different projects over
> the years. I'd be happy to answer any questions people might have!
>
> --Patrick
>
> [1] https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/?sp-search=Mozilla
> [2] https://wiki.mozilla.org/Community:SummerOfCode17
> [3] https://wiki.mozilla.org/Community:SummerOfCode17:Brainstorming
>
>
>
> Mozilla was accepted into Google Summer of Code 2017 [1], I just 
> checked out the ideas page for this year [2] and was saddened to see 
> *NO* ideas for Thunderbird, Lightning, or Instantbird. I've added an 
> idea for instant messaging to the brainstorming page [3] and will try 
> to add more later. I'd encourage other groups in the Thunderbird 
> community to think about whether they have the time to mentor and what 
> good projects might be! This has been a great resource in the past to 
> have some work done, e.g. in 2016:
>
>   * The calendar team had great help last year with converting some of
>     their UI from XUL to HTML.
>   * Instant messaging had MANY improvements made to our XMPP support
>     this year and in the past had additional protocols added, etc.
>
> I'm no longer an administrator for Mozilla's Google Summer of Code, 
> but was the past two years; I've also mentored a few different 
> projects over the years. I'd be happy to answer any questions people 
> might have!
>
> --Patrick
>
> [1] https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/?sp-search=Mozilla
> [2] https://wiki.mozilla.org/Community:SummerOfCode17
> [3] https://wiki.mozilla.org/Community:SummerOfCode17:Brainstorming
>
>
>
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