On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 08:57 -0500, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 18:09 +0530, balaji cherukuri wrote:
> > I am a software engineer, I want to contribute to evolution-mapi.
> > Could you give some guidance how would I proceed.


Some more pointers : http://www.go-evolution.org/MAPIProvider#Download -
This page has some information on compiling evolution-mapi (Sadly it is
outdated. For evolution-mapi you would need to use git. and for
openchange it is still in svn)


Feel free to ping me on IRC. I'm 'jony' in #evolution and usually
available from 0500 UTC to 1200 UTC.

> > 
> > I am new to GNOME development.
> Great!  We could certainly use more help.
> As with any open source project, the best way to get involved with
> development is to first familiarize yourself with the source code and
> relevant libraries, and then try fixing some simple bugs and
> submitting
> source code patches to the developers of the project.
> For evolution-mapi, a good place to bookmark and browse open bugs is:
>         https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?product=evolution-mapi
> Some good instructions for generating and submitting source code
> patches:
>         http://live.gnome.org/GnomeLove/SubmittingPatches
> Here's a more generic overview on getting involved with GNOME.  Some
> parts may be slightly outdated or not applicable to evolution-mapi
> specifically, but there's still a lot of good information there.
>         http://live.gnome.org/GnomeLove/
> In addition to posting questions to this mailing list, I would also
> encourage you to join the #evolution IRC channel on irc.gnome.org to
> chat with Evolution developers in real time.  Keep in mind, however,
> that most of the developers are in Indian or European time zones, so
> their work schedule may be different from yours.  Also keep in mind
> that
> we're all pretty busy and don't have much time for much hand holding
> or
> for questions that can be easily answered with a Google search.  But
> if
> you present yourself as competent, patient and respectful of others'
> time, I think you'll find we're a pretty friendly bunch.
> Good luck!
> Matthew Barnes
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