Thank you for your advice Mr Dale.
It would be helpful if you could suggest a few projects to me for the
skills that I have.
On 30 Apr 2016 00:32, "Dale R. Worley" <wor...@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> Alekhya Vellanki <punarvasu...@gmail.com> writes:
> > I'd like to start contributing to git.
> > I have absolutely no idea about open source projects contributions.
> > I am also pretty unclear about what bugs,patches etc are.
> > When I tried reading source codes of a few project ideas for GSoc 2016, I
> > could hardly understand anything.
> > I am good with C, C++.I am currently learning JAVA, python and shell
> > scripting.
> You know that you have a lot to learn. It's better to start with a
> low-profile project where the amount of work that needs to be done is
> larger than the number of volunteers available to do it. Then the other
> people on the project have an incentive to help you learn how to
> contribute effectively. The best choice would be a relatively obscure
> project that you personally care about, or one where you have a friend
> who is already active in the project.
> Git is rather the opposite, there are a large number of very experienced
> people who work on it.
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