Subject: Re: [boost] Getting started with Boost( GSOC)
From: M. Lalit (lalit.hilmarsh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-04 23:59:26
I've attached the main.cpp file here. It loads test.odt using LIbreOffice
SDK.It was a good learning experience for me as initially I had lot of
problems in installing and using LibreOffice SDK.Thanks a lot :) .
On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 9:33 PM, Antony Polukhin <antoshkka_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 2014-03-01 18:31 GMT+04:00 M. Lalit <lalit.hilmarsh_at_[hidden]>:
> > Hi Antony .I'm very sorry for sending the mail in that fashion.
> > I'm Lalit , a 3rd year CS Undergrad from IIIT-Hyderabad , a
> > renowned CS college.I'm quite comfortable programming in C++ and I'm an
> > active member in programming sites like Codechef,Codeforces etc.I love
> > using Linux operating system. I've always liked the Boost Libraries
> > primarily because of their usefulness,efficiency etc.I felt like
> > contributing to Boost Libraries this year through GSOC-2014.I liked
> > the Boost.Document
> > Project and I'm very eager to contribute to it as that library can be
> > beneficial to a lot of people in many ways.
> Hi again. Boost has a lot of students willing to contribute during GSOC.
> You've chosen the project that nobody chose yet. It's a good advantage, but
> we still need to make sure that you are good with C++ and that you are full
> of enthusiasm.
> That's why I proposed to start working on the Boost.Document project. I'd
> like to see a program that opens a Excel/Calc document. This could be a
> start point for further library development and will show your C/C++
> > But I'm not acquainted with the codebase of Boost.So I'm looking
> > forward to seek help and guidance from you to understand the project and
> > make a good proposal for it.
> There is no big need to understand Boost's codebase right now.
> Boost.Document will be a totally new library and for some time you'll be
> developing the library almost independently from Boost's codebase.
> > I didn't understand what you meant by "own program".Could you
> > please elaborate
> I'd like to get a main.cpp file with a program that opens an office
> document using some API of MS Office, Libre Office or Open Office. No need
> to use Boost libraries.
> This mini task will also help you with proposal: you'll estimate the volume
> of work to do and you'll find out the capabilities of Office API.
> > Thank you.
> > On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 6:46 PM, Antony Polukhin <antoshkka_at_[hidden]>
> > wrote:
> > > 2014-03-01 9:52 GMT+04:00 M. Lalit <lalit.hilmarsh_at_[hidden]>:
> > >
> > > > Hi Guys, I'm new to Open-Source Development.I want to contribute to
> > Boost
> > > > this year through GSOC-2014.I looked at the suggested projects this
> > year
> > > at
> > > > https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/SoC2014 and liked
> > > > Project and therefore I would like to work on it for this years
> > > GSOC.Please
> > > > help me guys on how to get started for developing that project.I mean
> > > > basically what codebase to understand etc.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > First of all write some short info about yourself and your programming
> > > experience. After that:
> > > If you have a Windows operating system - find a way to open an xls file
> > > from your own program using MS Office (looks like COM must be used
> > > or using Open/Libre Office.
> > > If you have Linux operating system - find a way to open odt file from
> > your
> > > own program using Open/Libre Office.
> > >
> > > Looking forward to hearing from you.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Best regards,
> > > Antony Polukhin
> > >
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