Summer of Code

Ankit Singla anksingla at
Sat Mar 22 09:56:07 EDT 2008

Andreas Monitzer wrote:
> On Mar 22, 2008, at 06:41, Kevin Stange wrote:
>> Abhinav Upadhyay wrote:
>>> I wanted a bit clarification on the project i.e. what exactly is  
>>> required whether the whole code is to be re-written  OR just to  
>>> edit the GTK+2 code.
>> This project would involve creating a native Windows application  
>> with a frontend for libpurple using Microsoft Foundation Classes (or  
>> perhaps something else native to Windows?), much like Adium X is a  
>> native Mac OS X application which uses libpurple.
> Uh, isn't that a bit large for a summer project? Just take a look at  
> the size of Adium, and try to imagine a student writing that in 3  
> months on his own.
Even if it isn't finished, it would be nice to see it started.
> I've heard that MFC is hell, btw. Writing windows apps in .NET is  
> supposed to be much easier.
I've heard this, too. Since the .NET framework is compatible with every 
version of Windows, I'd say that's a valid toolkit to use.
> andy
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