For ALL Sahana Projects: GSoC 2012 Ideas

Pre-Acceptance Version

Below is frozen information from before April 23, 2012.
For accepted Vesuvius projects only, see: GSoC 2012 Vesuvius Ideas Details

Google Summer of Code 2012 - Vesuvius Ideas Only - Links to Details

This page is to help with project tracking and organization by Vesuvius mentors. For the main overview of ideas for Vesuvius and other Sahana projects for GSoC 2012, see GSoC 2012 Ideas

For Those New to Vesuvius

Students Expressing Interest

Student proposals are due into Melange by April 6, 2012. These tables last updated April 6, 12:20 pm EDT

Student IRC Nickname Project Proposal in Melange?
Ramindu Deshapriya Ramindu Full Support for Multiple Languages x
Srijan Gupta Full Support for Multiple Languages
Annamaneni Narendra Full Support for Multiple Languages
George Chatzisofroniou sophron Export of Information about Those Missing and Found x
Selvam Palanimalai selvam1991 Export of Information about Those Missing and Found[?]
Srinivas AKA Stack Monk Export of Information about Those Missing and Found
Ahmed Alinat Export of Information about Those Missing and Found x
Prabhath Suminda Prabhath Import Wizard for Missing and Found Person Records x
Shashank Import Wizard for Agasti x
Sachintha Rajith Ponnamperuma sacheee Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL)
Nikolay Baluk kolyaflash Robust Delivery of Installer and Instance Registration x

Time zone for mentors: EDT = UTC-4:00

Student Affiliation/Location School Status Timezone
Ramindu Deshapriya Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka 4th year undergraduate, pursuing Bachelors IST = UTC+5:30
Srijan Gupta IIT Delhi, India Pursuing B. Tech IST = UTC+5:30
Annamaneni Narendra International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad [IIIT Hyderabad], India 3rd year student, in Computer Science (and MS by research) IST = UTC+5:30
George Chatzisofroniou Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Greece Undergraduate EEST = UTC+3:00
Selvam Palanimalai Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences Pilani, Goa campus, India 4th year pursuing MSc(Hons) Biological Sciences and B.E(Hons) Electrical and Electronics IST = UTC+5:30
Srinivas AKA Stack Monk Bangalore,India 4th year graduate student IST = UTC+5:30
Ahmed Alinat Haifa,Israel 3rd year undergraduate IDT = UTC+3:00
Prabhath Suminda University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka 3rd year undergraduate IST = UTC+5:30
Shashank Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India undergraduate, Electronics and Communications IST = UTC+5:30
Sachintha Rajith Ponnamperuma Computer Science and Engineering Dept., University of Moratuwa 3rd year undergraduate IST = UTC+5:30
Nikolay Baluk Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University, Lugansk, Ukraine Entered in 2009 as undergraduate, Computer Science EEST = UTC+3:00

During 2012, there is no daylight savings time adjustment for Sri Lanka or the above-mentioned cities in India. All observe India Standard Time (IST). For Lugansk, Ukraine and Piraeus, Greece, UTC+3:00 reflects 'Eastern European Summer Time' (EEST) in effect from Mar 25-Oct 28, 2012. For Washington, D.C. (and other East Coast US cities), 'Eastern Daylight Savings Time' (EDT) is in effect from March 11-Nov 4th, 2012. This is UTC-4:00.

For additional details about students, see the associated individual ideas and/or Melange projects once submitted.

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Time: 16:00-17:00 UTC (noon-1pm EDT)
Vesuvius mentor: glennp
Other SSF: mprutsalis
Students: Ramindu, Prabhath, sacheee
#sahana-meeting, March 20, 2012
Some highlights:
For newbies to our project, look at the Vesuvius start page. The page overall is not up-to-date everywhere, but it gives a reasonable scope of the modules in Vesuvius. See in particular “preliminary checklist for accessing the codebase and working with Bazaar”.
16:12-24 glennp and Prabhath about the Import Wizard.
16:25-17:03 glennp and sacheee (with Ramindu) about EDXL.

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Time: 16:00-17:25 UTC (noon-1:25pm EDT) Vesuvius mentors: glennp, lan, lneve
Other SSF: mprutsalis
Students: Ramindu, sophron, selvam1991
#sahana-meeting, March 27, 2012
Some highlights:
16:03-17 General introductions. lan works on the charting module, related to the export idea. lneve does the PFIF import/export, related to the import wizard idea. Ramindu worked with us during GSoC 2011 on the Pootle re-integration effort.
16:18-28 Off-topic discussion between mprutsalis and Ramindu about Sahanathon and effort to develop WordPress PHP plug-in to get data from Sahana Eden.
16:28-17:01 Discussion with glennp, lan, and sophron (then joined by selvam1991) about Export idea. glennp promised to put up KML example (done).
17:16-17:25 selvami1991 initiated general discussion about what new GSoC student applicants need to do regarding proposals. Mark says start at here. glennp apologizes for not having bug fix ideas at hand, will consult with Greg next week.

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Time: 16:00-17:00 UTC (starts at noon EDT; 7 pm EEST; 9:30 pm IST)
Vesuvius mentors: glennp, triune (lan sends regrets, has tech problems)
Students: Ramindu, sophron
Note - official log didn't capture this session. Private capture is at:
Some highlights:
First half was with Ramindu. Discussed complications due to the fact that Google Translate is no longer cost-free. Also adjustments needed in the model of Resource Pages for multiple languages.
Second half was with sophron. Discussed user requests of particular data items of interest, and the relative importance of various export channels and formats.

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