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#sugar-meeting meeting, 2018-04-27 16:30:15

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16:30 meeting Meeting started Fri Apr 27 16:30:15 2018 UTC. The chair is walterbender. Information about MeetBot at http://wiki.debian.org/MeetBot.
16:30 Useful Commands: #action #agreed #help #info #idea #link #topic #endmeeting
16:30 walterbender hello everyone
16:30 Pro-Panda Hi :-)
16:30 ibiam hi
16:30 walterbender welcome to Google Summer of Code 2018
16:30 samsongoddy <samsongoddy!~androirc@> has joined #sugar-meeting
16:30 ibiam hurray!!!
16:30 Seetarama_Raju Hi everyone
16:30 vipulgupta2048 Hi, glad to be here.
16:30 walterbender #topic background
16:30 samsongoddy Hello
16:30 rdrsadhu Hello, thanks!
16:30 perrie Hello
16:30 rishabh42 hey samsongoddy , how're you doing?
16:31 riyalohia Hii! , Thank you :)
16:31 walterbender We have 12 projects this year... a record for Sugar Labs
16:31 ibiam awesome!!!
16:31 walterbender and we have a very large mentor team as well...
16:31 samsongoddy Great thank you
16:31 amanharitsh123 Great :)
16:31 walterbender so there should be no falling through the cracks
16:31 perrie is now known as perriefidelis
16:31 divyanshu That's Great :)
16:31 a-ritwik Nice
16:32 walterbender the most important thing everyone needs to do is communicate -- student to mentor and to the community
16:32 ibiam has quit IRC
16:32 walterbender We'll have these group meetings every week, which are logged
16:32 and we will use the sugar-devel mailing list for our communication
16:32 divyanshu walterbender: are mentors allow to do sprint review with students per week via hangouts/skype?
16:33 walterbender there is little need for private conversations in FOSS projects so please use the community list whenever possible
16:34 divyanshu, you can communicate with the students in whatever way is expedient as long as you ensure there is a community-accessible summary so we can all follow the progress
16:34 divyanshu walterbender: or what we can do is share Google Calendar with all the Mentors and Admins and can create an event there which others mentors can also join that will also ensure public communication.
16:34 walterbender divyanshu, OK
16:35 divyanshu Sure
16:35 walterbender also, all of the students will be maintaining blogs
16:35 I've begun a list of the blogs in the wiki
16:35 Pratul1997 has quit IRC
16:35 divyanshu walterbender: Cool.
16:35 walterbender #link https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Summer_of_Code/2018
16:35 if you are not already listed, please add yourself
16:36 Pratul1997 <Pratul1997!0e8bf3aa@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
16:36 walterbender and/or send an email with the details to sugar-devel
16:36 rdrsadhu sure, and I'll put up my blog over the weekend.
16:36 divyanshu rdrsadhu: +1
16:36 vaibhavdaren what should be mentioned in the blog :daily progress or weekly review?
16:37 walterbender a summary of progress and any observations, concerns, highlights, etc
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16:37 divyanshu walterbender: +1
16:37 walterbender please include links to your work whenever possible
16:38 also, I think most everyone has been looking for regular meeting times with the mentors.
16:38 octamois Blog are part of project so that it can be used for others to monitor and understand the progress.
16:38 Am I correct?
16:38 walterbender octamois, yes
16:38 Hrishi vaibhavdaren: also include problems and how you solved them
16:38 walterbender and so you can reflect upon your own progress
16:38 vaibhavdaren walterbender: yes
16:38 walterbender think of it as a lab notebook
16:38 vaibhavdaren Hrishi: okay sure
16:38 divyanshu walterbender: I do agree on the same.
16:38 walterbender one of the powerful ideas invented during the Enlightenment
16:39 vaibhavdaren understood
16:39 walterbender it is not enough to do... you also should reflect on what you do
16:39 octamois walterbender: +1
16:39 jaskirat Hello everyone
16:39 😃
16:39 amanharitsh123 walterbender: +1
16:39 rdrsadhu walterbender +1
16:39 walterbender Everyone should be finding a regular meeting time with their mentors
16:40 rishabh42 hey jaskirat :)
16:40 divyanshu Hi jaskirat
16:40 walterbender: +1
16:40 walterbender please post the meeting time/place to sugar-devel so anyone interested can join in
16:40 vaibhavdaren walterbender:+1
16:40 shivank hey Jaskirat
16:40 Pro-Panda walterbender: sure
16:40 walterbender #topic about this meeting
16:40 perriefidelis has quit IRC
16:40 walterbender This meeting will be pretty structured
16:40 jaskirat Sorry got late
16:41 walterbender It will start with a quick summary from me about any open issues for GSoC as a whole
16:42 and then each of you will give a brief summary of (1) what you did during the week; (2) what you plan to do in the coming week; and (3) any concerns/roadblocks/issues
16:42 Since there are 12 of use, plan on no more than 3-4 minutes each
16:42 so please come prepared
16:42 perriefidelis_ Are we doing this from now or from the next meeting
16:43 amanharitsh123 walterbender : alright :)
16:43 divyanshu walterbender: yes now or from next meeting?
16:43 riyalohia walterbender : sure
16:43 walterbender we'll start next time, as GSoC is still ramping up this week.
16:43 jaskirat Yeap
16:43 divyanshu walterbender: sure
16:43 vaibhavdaren walterbender:sure
16:43 perriefidelis_ Okay
16:43 rdrsadhu noted.
16:43 walterbender today, I though a quick intro would be helpful. I'll start
16:44 #topic intros
16:44 I'm Walter, the founder of Sugar Labs and one of the two admins for GSoC
16:44 I've mostly working on Music Blocks and Turtle Blocks
16:45 but I have a lot of Sugar activity experience in Python, so feel free to ask me for help
16:45 Also, I am here to help with any issues you may have with GSoC, your mentors, etc.
16:46 you can send me email at walter AT sugarlabs DOT org
16:46 I am based in Boston, which is 4 hours behind UTC this summer
16:47 a-ritwik, want to introduce yourself
16:47 abhiriot[m], how about you?
16:47 amanharitsh123, ???
16:47 a-ritwik Hi Myself Ritwik Abhishek, I am a third year student in IIT Guwahati.
16:48 vaibhavdaren_ <vaibhavdaren_!b497f34b@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
16:48 walterbender a-ritwik, what is your project?
16:49 a-ritwik My GSoC project is Music Blocks widget Improvement
16:49 walterbender Oh. I meant to mention this.
16:49 A lot of you have included links to your proposals in your blogs
16:49 but the links to the summer-of-code website are not public.
16:50 can you please provide public links?
16:50 let
16:50 amanharitsh123 walterbender : We will add that :)
16:50 vaibhavdaren_ pdf attachment of google drive :D
16:50 walterbender let's continue in alphabetical order
16:50 perriefidelis_ Could be the link to your wiki user page  where you wrote it
16:51 amanharitsh123 walterbender +1
16:51 octamois walterbender: +1
16:51 Pratul1997 +1
16:52 walterbender amanharitsh123, want to go next?
16:52 wants to hear from any mentors today too...
16:53 rishabh42 +1
16:53 walterbender we need to keep a quick pace to get to everyone
16:53 Pro-Panda +1
16:53 vipulgupta2048 I guess, a good way would be to already have it typed.
16:53 and go on alphabetically.
16:53 amanharitsh123 I am starting then :)
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16:54 walterbender vipulgupta2048, next week, we will go reverse alphabetical
16:54 amanharitsh123 Hi everyone , myself Aman sharma , I am a sophomore year CSE student
16:55 vipulgupta2048 walterbender, hahhaa
16:55 vaibhavdaren_ walterbender, thanks
16:55 amanharitsh123 My project is "Sugarizer School Box".
16:56 I am a Linux Geek and have some decent amount of experience with different linux distros , pi s and docker
16:56 walterbender thx
16:56 divyanshu, about you?
16:56 divyanshu Hi, I am divyanshu.
16:56 I am mentoring 4 projects at GSOC 2018.
16:57 I have been part of sugarlabs in GCI’17 as well.
16:57 Recently I finished my Internship at IBM Watson, HQ , Munich. I basically work as a Software Developer.
16:57 walterbender divyanshu, about that... it is too many
16:57 divyanshu walterbender: sure :)
16:57 walterbender you are going to be very busy
16:58 divyanshu Yes I know
16:58 jaskirat walterbender: he is a great guy !!
16:58 walterbender divyanshu, what is the general area of your work at IBM?
16:59 divyanshu walterbender: Software Engg. Worked as a MERN stack developer.
16:59 jaskirat: thanks :)
16:59 walterbender iqra, can you please tell us about you?
17:00 iqra Hi!My name is Iqra Muhammad. I am a CSE student in College of EME , National University of Science and Technology Pakistan. I will be working on Sugarizer Primero project this summer. I am currently working on the UI of the sugarizer primero.
17:00 walterbender thx
17:00 iqra, Karachi?
17:00 octamois May I go now?
17:01 iqra Islamabad
17:01 walterbender I've not been there for about 10 years
17:01 octamois, we'll get to you soon.
17:01 jaskirat, your turn
17:02 jaskirat Well , i am Jaskirat Singh offivial member at Sugar Labs and Open Source Initiative
17:03 Worked as  GCI 17 mentor and now serving as a GSOC mentor for 2 projects
17:03 And also working on some interns
17:03 walterbender jaskirat and I did a workshop on Turtle Blocks earlier today
17:03 jaskirat Quite busy in promoting TB and MB across the globe
17:03 walterbender and my eyes were closed in all the pictures he posted :P
17:04 octamois Saw the post on Facebook
17:04 rdrsadhu :D
17:04 divyanshu walterbender: ya I saw some pics in fb as well of the workshop.
17:04 perriefidelis_ Haha
17:04 jaskirat Pics of today's workshop has been upkoaded on facebook
17:04 walterbender thx jaskirat
17:04 jaskirat Link i will paste it here
17:04 vipulgupta2048 Please do.
17:04 walterbender mohayon, can you tell us about you?
17:04 mohayon Sure!
17:04 I'm Michael. I'm a former GSoC student :) This is my 3rd time mentoring.
17:04 I've been working on Sugarizer projects. I'm confortable with Android, Kotlin, Java, JS and Docker.
17:04 I'm based in Paris, France (UTC+2).
17:04 You'll find me mentoring the Sugarizer School Box project that makes it easy to deploy Sugarizer server using Raspberry Pi.
17:04 I'll be helping in the Exercizer Activity mentored by Lionel Laské (llaske) that allows teachers to create exercices and get results.
17:04 One nice thing is that those two projects are actual request from teachers!
17:04 Have a good GSoC everyone!
17:04 jaskirat walterbender: aplogy ....! I think may be that was also the time of your sleep !!
17:05 Hrishi Just saw the pictures :)
17:05 walterbender mohayon, was a GSoC student a few years ago
17:05 jaskirat Hrishi: yeap!!
17:05 Pro-Panda has quit IRC
17:05 walterbender octamois, your turn :)
17:05 octamois Hello, I am Anmol Mishra from Noida,India. I am an undergraduate at JIIT with Computer science majors.
17:06 Moreover I am a developer in progress. I will be working on Port to Python 3 project for this summer to keep legacy of sugar undisturbed.
17:06 I have been at Sugar Labs for about 5 months now, you can contact me at anmolmishra DOT jiit AT gmail DOT com . I am always happy to help others, feel free to message.
17:06 walterbender thx
17:06 vipulgupta2048 octamois, which year?
17:06 Pro-Panda <Pro-Panda!dce39512@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
17:06 walterbender Hrishi, I realize I skipped you
17:06 mohayon has quit IRC
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17:07 octamois Sorry I forgot to mention, vipulgupta2048: I am in second year.
17:07 Hrishi walterbender: my turn then :)
17:07 walterbender yes
17:07 vipulgupta2048 octamois, Nice, let's meet up once. I live in Noida too.
17:08 vaibhavdaren_ vipulgupta2048:which year?
17:08 Hrishi Hello, my name is Hrishi Patel. I am from Gujarat, India, currently studying Computer Engineering, 1st year
17:08 Have been a part of Sugar Labs since 2014
17:08 walterbender a GCI participant :)
17:09 Hrishi walterbender: of course, that comes very first.
17:09 jaskirat this is the link to the pics of today's workshop
17:09 Hrishi walterbender: though I never won because of no Christmas vacation and exams, but it helped me a lot.
17:09 walterbender no offense to GSoC, but GCI is my favorite :)
17:09 jaskirat walterbender: really GCI changed the life of many people
17:09 Hrishi You can contact me at hrishi AT sugarlabs dot org
17:09 jaskirat Even i am very muvh grateful to it !!!
17:10 Much*
17:10 Hrishi I am mentoring a few projects
17:10 walterbender thx Hrishi
17:10 jaskirat https://www.facebook.com/jaski[…]generic&ref=notif
17:10 Hrishi walterbender: welcome. Looking forward to having SL workshopd in my city in 2018
17:10 perriefidelis_ Hi, I’m Perrie fidelis and a student of university of port harcourt Nigeria....third year student, project designer....mentored for GCI’ 17 currently mentoring sugarizer primero project
17:11 walterbender perriefidelis_, what are you studying?
17:12 jaskirat Hrishi: yeap !! It would great !!! Looking forward to it😃
17:13 walterbender Pratul1997, can you please tell us about you?
17:13 perriefidelis__ <perriefidelis__!~perriefid@> has joined #sugar-meeting
17:13 Pratul1997 Hello everyone, I am Pratul Kumar, sophomore year CCE undergraduate.
17:13 perriefidelis__ Sorry....network issue
17:13 walterbender: microbiology
17:13 walterbender perriefidelis__, I was asking what you are studying?
17:13 cool...
17:14 Pratul1997 I will be working on the project: Beginner's Guide | Developer's Dashboard | Sugarbot.
17:14 perriefidelis__ thanks
17:14 walterbender Pratul1997, where are you located
17:14 Pratul1997 am very active in the mail: pratulkumar1997 AT gmail dot com
17:15 walterbender Pro-Panda, your turn :)
17:15 Pratul1997 I am located on Jaipur but during summer I will be in Lucknow
17:15 samsongoddy .
17:15 perriefidelis_ has quit IRC
17:16 walterbender rdrsadhu, maybe you can go while we wait for Pro-Panda
17:16 rdrsadhu sure
17:16 Hello! My name is Rudra Sadhu, and I'll be developing a script this summer to migrate the wiki-pages listed under https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities to GitHub.
17:16 I belong from Andal Jn, West Bengal, India. Most of you will need to google the place up :D Its a small beautiful town, along the banks of river Damodar
17:16 Currently a 3rd year Computer Science Engineering undergraduate at University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata.
17:17 You can find my project proposal at https://drive.google.com/file/[…]FTM2AdCFG8Zf/view
17:17 thanks.
17:17 walterbender thx
17:17 rishabh42, your turn
17:17 rishabh42 Hi, I'm Rishabh, a 3rd year undergraduate student from Delhi,India and a former GSoC participant :). I'm one of the mentors for the project 'Sugarizer School Box' and I've been a part of Sugar Labs since GSoC last year. I also have some experience with building activities. Feel free to reach out to me at rishabhthaney AT gmail DOT COM if you need any help and have an awesome summer everyone! :)
17:17 Pro-Panda_ <Pro-Panda_!2a6bf5d6@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
17:18 Pro-Panda_ Hi, Sorry. I got disconnected :(
17:18 Pro-Panda has quit IRC
17:18 vipulgupta2048 and there he goes again
17:18 vaibhavdaren_ rishabh, which college?
17:18 vipulgupta2048 LOL
17:18 Pro-Panda_ Is it my turn ?
17:18 walterbender yes
17:18 rishabh42 vaibhavdaren_, Bharati Vidyapeeth, New Delhi..wbu?
17:19 Pro-Panda_ Hey everyone, my name is Rahul Bothra.
17:19 I am a Computer Science sophomore at BITS Pilani, India (UTC +5:30)
17:19 My GSoC Project is to "Implement cross version Python support for Sugar". I have been working on the Python side of Sugar since January' 18.
17:19 my email is f2016015 AT pilani DOT bits-pilani DOT ac DOT in
17:19 walterbender has visited Pilani :)
17:19 Pro-Panda_ More about me at my wiki page: https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/User:Pro-panda
17:19 walterbender thx Pro-Panda_
17:20 riyalohia, your turn :)
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17:20 riyalohia Hi, I am Riya Lohia, a second year student in LNMIIT Jaipur,India.
17:20 Pro-Panda_ walterbender: Would love to have you once again with us. I got to know about it today itself
17:20 jaskirat is too preparing for getting admission IIT or BITS Pilani
17:20 riyalohia My project is 'Going Beyond equal temperament in Music Blocks'.
17:21 You can contact me at riyalh1997 AT gmail DOT com
17:21 walterbender should mention that we are gearing up for a major inititive in Japan this summer with Music Blocks
17:21 perriefidelis__ has quit IRC
17:22 walterbender so the GSoC work is very timely
17:22 thx riyalohia
17:22 jaskirat walterbender: umm why not TB also there !?
17:22 vipulgupta2048 riyalohia, I am from Jaipur too.
17:22 riyalohia walterbender : great!
17:22 walterbender samsongoddy, your turn
17:23 Seetarama_Raju, while we wait for samsongoddy maybe you can go?
17:23 Seetarama_Raju ok sure
17:23 riyalohia vipulgupta2048 : My hometown is Sri Ganganagar, but I study in Jaipur.
17:24 samsongoddy Hi
17:24 perriefidelis__ <perriefidelis__!~perriefid@> has joined #sugar-meeting
17:24 samsongoddy From Nigeria
17:24 Previous Gci student
17:24 Mentor
17:24 Now Gsoc
17:24 Mentor
17:24 walterbender previously a Sugar user
17:25 samsongoddy 😂😂
17:25 Yes
17:25 rdrsadhu :D
17:25 samsongoddy I grew up with Sugar
17:25 perriefidelis__ 🤣
17:25 samsongoddy As it was my first OS
17:25 vaibhavdaren wow :D
17:25 vipulgupta2048 samsongoddy, has been a doing a lot recently (Checking him up on Twitter)
17:25 Good Work !!
17:25 walterbender thx samsongoddy
17:25 Seetarama_Raju, your turn
17:25 samsongoddy Thanks
17:25 Seetarama_Raju +1
17:25 Hi everyone! I am Seetarama Raju. I am from Hyderabd, India but I live in my university campus in Bangalore, India.
17:26 Currently, I am the GSOC mentor for the project - Interactive Exercises for Turtle Blocks
17:26 Pro-Panda_ is now known as Pro-Panda
17:26 Seetarama_Raju I was a GSOC 2017 student under the Sugar Labs family. From my experience, I can teel you that the Sugar Labs community is a great community. Do not hesitate to reach out for help. Communication is the key to success in GSOC!
17:26 You can contact me at psramaraju@gmail.com via email or Hangouts
17:27 walterbender thanks Seetarama_Raju
17:27 Seetarama_Raju You are welcome :)
17:27 walterbender shivank, are you there?
17:27 shivank yup
17:27 walterbender please tell us about you
17:28 shivank Hi, I am Shivank Shekhar, GSOC mentor for 2 projects, I was previously involved with GCI'17 as well and pretty much liked it here.
17:28 mohayon has quit IRC
17:28 shivank you can reach me at shivank1995@gmail.com.
17:29 :)
17:29 walterbender thx shivank
17:29 vaibhavdaren, your turn
17:29 vaibhavdaren Hello,my name is Vaibhav Aren.
17:29 I am currently  a 3rd yr IT student  of JIIT,Noida,India
17:29 walterbender what does the "d" stand for?
17:29 vaibhavdaren I like puzzles and creative problem solving.
17:30 walterbender used to teach a class at MIT: puzzles, games, and other things to think with :)
17:30 vaibhavdaren username vaibhavaren was not available :P
17:30 My project name is :Creating Interactive Exercises for Turtleblocks
17:30 I will be working on creating milestone based exercises for logo.
17:30 jaskirat vaibhavdaren: nice !!
17:31 vaibhavdaren Tough I have a fair bit of experience at game developement using unity.
17:31 I am newbie to open-source and sugarlab community.
17:31 Pro-Panda walterbender: maybe we could keep an informal session of puzzles and logical questions sometime :-)
17:31 walterbender Pro-Panda, +1
17:31 vaibhavdaren I believe that we will work together and we will achieve a lot in the next few months.
17:31 octamois Pro-Panda: +1
17:31 vaibhavdaren walterbender:+1
17:31 walterbender vaibhavdaren, looking forward to it
17:32 vipulgupta2048, last but not least :)
17:32 vaibhavdaren Pro-Panda:+1
17:32 vipulgupta2048 Yello !! my name is Vipul Gupta, sophomore student at Amity University, Noida.
17:32 My project is Acitivity Migration (WikiPort) and setting up of the new Activity Server.
17:32 divyanshu Pro-Panda: +1
17:32 vipulgupta2048 I am a Linux Enthusiast, fond of Python, breaking builds and closing issues on GitHub.
17:32 perriefidelis__ has quit IRC
17:32 vipulgupta2048 I am also the co-organizer of PyDelhi, so be sure to swing by at one of our meetups if you live close enough. I am always there.
17:32 I manage a open-source community at my college, ALiAS  (www.asetalias.in) and have been volunteering for PyCon India for the past 2 years. I go by vipulgupta2048 everywhere on the web. Got all the links mentioned here on my special place (www.mixstersite.wordpress.com)
17:33 walterbender impressive group this summer
17:33 Abdul <Abdul!d4af9668@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
17:33 walterbender looking forward to working with all of you
17:33 vipulgupta2048 I see many people from Noida, so let's meet
17:33 walterbender, yep !!
17:33 divyanshu walterbender: with u as well
17:33 Pro-Panda walterbender: +1
17:33 walterbender I want to point out a few people who are very active in the community, but not formally part of GSoC
17:33 vaibhavdaren walterbender:+1
17:34 amanharitsh123 walterbender : +1
17:34 divyanshu walterbender: +1
17:34 walterbender Quozl, samsongoddy ignacio eohomegrownapps emilyo11 ignacio
17:34 jaskirat walterbender: yeap
17:34 Abdul Hello
17:34 vipulgupta2048 Hi Abdul
17:35 walterbender Abdul, please introduce yourself
17:35 shivank_ <shivank_!0e8bf2c3@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
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17:36 walterbender Abdul, ???
17:36 Abdul Hello everyone, I'm Abdul, i'm from Nigeria and i'm a mentor for the project wikiport.
17:36 a-ritwik <a-ritwik!0e8bc409@gateway/web/freenode/ip.> has joined #sugar-meeting
17:37 walterbender thx Abdul
17:37 shivank has quit IRC
17:37 samsongoddy +1
17:37 walterbender See everyone next week
17:38 unless there are any final questions
17:38 divyanshu walterbender: see you next week :)
17:38 walterbender #end-meeting
17:38 Pro-Panda None from my side
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