Windows UI summer of code project

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Wed Apr 22 10:15:05 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Gregor Dick <igregord at> wrote:
> John Bailey 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.
> That's fine with me. I'm also happy to use either the SVN repo that you
> set up last year, or a branch in the im.pidgin mtn repository. If
> everyone else's SoC code is going in the latter, it'd maybe be best for
> mine to do so too.

There are some VS8 project files that I created in the Vulture
repository that will be useful in getting libpurple compiled there.
They are slightly out of date (they haven't been updated for any new
files in 2.6.0), but should be mostly functional.


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