Windows UI summer of code project

Wade Fagen wfagen2 at
Wed Apr 22 09:30:13 EDT 2009

I'm down with anything, as the name is sorta meaningless (particularly
during the heavy development phase), though an extinct bird might not
have that great of omens. :)

- wade

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 11:24 PM, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
>> While having individual websites for these projects is not a bad idea, I
>> think during the summer at least they should be hosted by us, if for no
>> reason other than keeping the distractions away from the students.
>> -khc
> I agree whole-heartedly.  After the SoC ends, the people involved in the
> projects can decide whether to stick with mtn or convert to something else.
> It's rather trivial now to switch from mtn to hg or git for anyone who wants to
> do so, and I should be able to help with a conversion to hg.
> For the record, I created last year before we lost our
> Windows UI student, and I had fully intended that it would be a starting point
> for one of the UI projects once the SoC was complete this year.  After a very
> brief discussion in #pidgin tonight, I'm thinking that the project I'm mentoring
> should be the one that becomes Vulture, assuming Gregor doesn't mind.  I'm also
> getting the impression we wanted to call Wade's project "Dodo" or something
> similar (unless anyone has a cute bird-themed name that isn't already someone
> else's trademark), again assuming Wade doesn't mind.
> John
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