[Shotwell] Contributing to Shotwell
kermit666 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 15:40:43 PDT 2011
On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Clinton Rogers <clinton at yorba.org> wrote:
> Hi Drazen,
> On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 10:31 AM, Dražen <kermit666 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> my name is Dražen and I graduated computer science in Croatia a couple of
>> weeks ago. I am a big fan of Ubuntu and open source and I would like to
>> start contributing to open source as much as I can. Since I also do
>> photography and I use Shotwell for organising my photos, I thought this
>> would be a very good target project.
> Thank you for your interest in Shotwell. We're always happy to review
> contributions from the community, so if you have ideas on how to make
> Shotwell better, feel free to check out a copy of the code and start working
> with it.
Great! I see that you're using SVN as your main repository. Is it maybe
possible to do the development and contribution via Launchpad and Bazaar, as
I see you also have code there <https://code.launchpad.net/shotwell>, though
of an older date? I'm a bit more comfortable with Bazaar for CVS.
> So, a couple of things:
>> - there is a feature I would like to add to Shotwell - picking good
>> - another feature I would like to add, maybe at a later stage, is
>> Shotwell with the recently released Ubuntu One API...
> For new features of this magnitude, it may be helpful to file feature
> requests first at http://redmine.yorba.org/projects/shotwell; this way, in
> addition to possibly scheduling internal resources to help you, we can get
> comments from other users and think about how your proposal can best be
> integrated into Shotwell.
OK. I just added a new feature:
I'll give it a week or so to collect comments/suggestions while I get back
from a music festival I'm visiting and can then start with some first steps.
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