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Re: [libvirt] Google Summer of Code 2013 ideas wiki open



On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Osier Yang <jyang redhat com> wrote:
> On 15/04/13 22:41, harryxiyou wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:43 PM, harryxiyou <harryxiyou gmail com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 5:13 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com>
>>> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>>
>>>> I'm not hugely comfortable with the idea of "capability support" being
>>>> done by a student. IMHO to do a good job on that design-wise requires
>>>> someone with a very good understanding of libvirt architecture &
>>>> application
>>>> needs.
>>>>
>>> I understand. However, i think our Libvirt is developing so we should
>>> give more
>>> choices to learners who are very interested in some field of
>>> Libvirt.(Like me, i
>>> love the storage system of Libvirt very much). Maybe this is the essence
>>> of
>>> GSOC, isn't it? Actually, some student is not only interested in
>>> Libvirt but also
>>>   wanna to join this community and contribute to this community forever.
>>> (Like
>>> me, i love the community because i can learn more knowledge from it.)
>>> I believe that interest is the best teacher. No matter how the problem is
>>> difficulty i will try my best to achieve it if  i am very interested
>>> in it. Another
>>> key point is that GSOC just let students join the community and finish
>>> easy
>>> jobs firstly. GSOC wanna train more core developers for our community. If
>>> i
>>> can finish a job a bit difficulty, i can also accomplish it after GSOC
>>> continuously.
>>> All in all, i think you should not worry about this matter ;-).
>>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> After i read all comments from Danpb, Mprivozn, Osier, i find i should
>> rephrase my project idea for Libvirt storage during GSOC 2013(Thanks
>> for Stefan Hajnoczi. He let me know this key point). I find Osier and
>> Mprivozn agree with the project named 'The capability support for
>> storage' and Danpb just feel it is a bit difficulty for students to do,
>> which
>> i have given my feedback to explain. So i rephrase my project idea for
>> Libvirt storage during GSOC 2013 like following.
>>
>>
>> Project name: The capability support for storage driver.
>>
>> Summary: The capability support for storage driver (like virsh
>> capabilities for the hypervisor drivers, e.g. what pool types it
>> supports, what volume types each pool type supports, even
>> may what operations/APIs the pool type support, ...etc).
>>
>> Sill level: Advanced.
>>
>> Osier said to me this is a deserved bug to fix so i think he
>> may wanna be the mentor for this one, right?
>
>
> I could be if you want, but the question is which project you are focusing
> on? This one or the renaming APIs? And as far as I got from the wiki page,
> we generally don't want the student fails, and the renaming APIs work is
> much simpler than this one, and thus more possible to succeed in 12 weeks.
>
> So Personally I'd suggest adding the renaming APIs as a project into the
> wiki
> instead.

Is that task reasonable for 12 weeks of full-time work?

Stefan


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