Summer of Code

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury imadil at
Sat Mar 22 16:24:22 EDT 2008

* John Bailey had this to say on [22 Mar 2008, 10:19:48 -0400]:
> Andreas Monitzer wrote:
> > 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.
> Sadrul wrote Finch *and* libgnt in a single summer.  It's definitely doable.

I should note here that InstantBird (, a
xul-ui for libpurple was also developed in a pretty short time.
Developing a working purple client is probably not as humongous as it
sounds (albeit pretty large), and should be doable in a couple months
of dedicated work.


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