I would like to contribute to XFCE

André Miranda andreldm1989 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 02:31:40 CET 2013

Checkout this post from Jannis Pohlmann:
of at http://blog.xfce.org/

Good luck!

Em 23/02/2013 09:21, Ondřej Kulatý escreveu:
> Hello,
> I am currently studying at university and this semester we have
> subject called "Open source programming". One of the assignments in
> this subject it to get in touch with open source community and try to
> contribute some open source project. I have choosen XFCE since it's my
> favorite DE and I am currently using it on my Linux box. This will be
> my first contribution to open source software. I have some experience
> with C language, but no experience with other libraries used in XFCE,
> like GTK etc.
> Subject of participation
> -----------------------------
> Fixing some small bug(s) from bugzilla would be good start for me,
> what do you think? I don't want to do nothing big, since I am not yet
> familiar with XFCE code, used libraries etc.
> Workflow
> -----------
> I have already explored some bugs in bugzilla in order to understand
> how this works. Correct me if I am wrong.
> I will first choose a bug I want to fix (Do I need to ask somebody? Or
> is it enough to write comment on bug page? Do I need to be assigned to
> this bug?). Then I will download latest version of source code from
> GIT and try to find and fix that bug. After that I will create patch
> and submit it as comment on page of the bug. Will anybody test my fix
> and will I receive any feedback from developers regarding my patch (if
> it's OK, if I am doing something wrong etc...) ? If the fix will be
> OK, will it ever be merged in some release?
> Thanks.
> --
> Ondřej Kulatý
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