Hi Konstantin Khomoutov,
Thanks that you wrote here. Yes that's right that I am new to all of it.
Actually I want to go to GSoC and for that I started contributing to Open
source. I am already running Ubuntu and subscribed to the mailing list of
git to. I will for sure find some easy projects to tackle. But it was hard
to find easy ones. Though I practice programming on C very much. I don't
have any experience on finding projects. I think from now I will start from
mailing lists and bug reporting in software. Thanks of you again to write
On Monday, November 30, 2015 at 9:59:19 PM UTC+5:30, Konstantin Khomoutov
> On Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:54:57 -0800 (PST)
> > Thanks for your reply. I was working on git-scm. I have the clone of
> > its repository. I will sure read the complete docs. I am in beginning
> > of Open source software. Actually I wanted to know whether there are
> > documents which tell us what function does what or what for a file is
> > included. By the way thanks again for the answer.
> Please don't perceive what I will say as a discouragement
> but judging from these two mails of yours in this thread I'd say
> it would be much better for you to attempt working on some more
> accessible and simple project than Git.
> "The problem" is that Git is a pretty hard-core software project
> developed mostly by wizards -- I mean people with decades (literally)
> of experience in writing hight-performance C code, with intricate
> knowledge of the hardware platrofms it targets, the compilers it can be
> built using, networking, odds of particular OSes and so on and so on.
> While the project is definitely open to contribution, the way you're
> approaching it suggests you're not such a wizard yet ;-)
> I would hence do something like this instead:
> * Subscribe to the main Git list .
> * Lurk there, and see how people discuss problems, post patches, review
> them and so on.
> Consider reading the archives as well .
> * In the meanwhile, find a project easier to tackle and play with it.
> If you have a GNU/Linux-based OS, helping out its developers with
> fixing outstanding bugs would be a great F/OSS experience
> (I maintain a pair of packages for Debian so beleive me on this) ;-)
> 1. https://gist.github.com/tfnico/4441562
> 2. http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git
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