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website. So I’ll end (in a few more paras) by telling what I did to achieve
this for the past year.</p>
<p><strong>My Backstory:</strong></p>
<p>A little more than 1 year ago, I was in first year, with my endsems nearing
when I first heard about GSoC (I actually had no idea, it existed).</p>
......@@ -197,11 +199,11 @@ understand them?</p>
across a project LFS (linux from scratch) in which all packages are manually
compiled, starting from the compiler itself. Fascinating :P So I tried it. I
didn’t have open source or git or gsoc in mind. I did it because it was fun,
and i like learning something new. And compiling so many packages, I also
and I like learning something new. And compiling so many packages, I also
developed a respect for our dear package managers (apt-get, pacman, portage).
Anyway, when I saw a github project facebook/pathpicker, with a community
request for packaging scripts, I was intrigued. I had already done so much
compiling and played with package managers so much, it seemed easy to do write
compiling and played with package managers so much, it seemed easy to write
scripts to make a debian package. So I did. And the developers were pleased
with the work. Don’t get me wrong - the work was trivial - but the fact that
developers were nice enough to show their appreciation gave me a morale boost.</p>
......@@ -224,7 +226,7 @@ package manager automation). I told truthfully that my daily driver OS is NixOS
and I would be installing Gentoo for the second time in my life (which would
mean that everything in the organization was completely new to me, and they
knew it). But I assured them that my experience with different OSs will only
help me with this task . I kept in contact with my mentors, asking for opinion
help me with this task. I kept in contact with my mentors, asking for opinion
on every part of my proposal. I messaged other active people on IRC (internet
relay chat) asking for their opinions, and shamelessly gave my opinions on
their project page ideas. I did every task they gave me, and kept bugging my
......@@ -251,15 +253,15 @@ sign if they do ;)</p>
<p><strong>Note 3:</strong> I didn’t say anything about how to choose an organization, because
I really don’t know. Some people say that you should apply to organizations
that have the most slots (predicted from previous years), while some people say
that choose the ones least people will think to apply to. I personally chose
one I thought I would enjoy working with, since I already mentioned that I am
to choose the ones least people will think to apply to. I personally chose one
I thought I would enjoy working with, since I already mentioned that I am
fascinated with operating systems and package managers (ever want to try
something cool? try nixos - one of the most amazing os I have ever seen -
something cool? try nixos - one of the most amazing OS I have ever seen -
sorry, I couldn’t resist :P )</p>
<p>Best of luck with your preparation (coding) and get to work (coding).
Remember, never hesitate to ask for help (contact details can be found on the
"About me" page).</p>
Remember, never hesitate to ask for help (my contact details can be found on
the "About me" page).</p>
<p>Pallav Agarwal (<a href="https://github.com/pallavagarwal07">https://github.com/pallavagarwal07</a>)</p>
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things I found here. But I have still made no mention of what I do here. Well,
here it is. So sit back, and read on.&lt;/p&gt;
......@@ -828,6 +828,8 @@ applying to.&lt;/p&gt;
website. So I’ll end (in a few more paras) by telling what I did to achieve
this for the past year.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;My Backstory:&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;A little more than 1 year ago, I was in first year, with my endsems nearing
when I first heard about GSoC (I actually had no idea, it existed).&lt;/p&gt;
......@@ -860,11 +862,11 @@ understand them?&lt;/p&gt;
across a project LFS (linux from scratch) in which all packages are manually
compiled, starting from the compiler itself. Fascinating :P So I tried it. I
didn’t have open source or git or gsoc in mind. I did it because it was fun,
and i like learning something new. And compiling so many packages, I also
and I like learning something new. And compiling so many packages, I also
developed a respect for our dear package managers (apt-get, pacman, portage).
Anyway, when I saw a github project facebook/pathpicker, with a community
request for packaging scripts, I was intrigued. I had already done so much
compiling and played with package managers so much, it seemed easy to do write
compiling and played with package managers so much, it seemed easy to write
scripts to make a debian package. So I did. And the developers were pleased
with the work. Don’t get me wrong - the work was trivial - but the fact that
developers were nice enough to show their appreciation gave me a morale boost.&lt;/p&gt;
......@@ -887,7 +889,7 @@ package manager automation). I told truthfully that my daily driver OS is NixOS
and I would be installing Gentoo for the second time in my life (which would
mean that everything in the organization was completely new to me, and they
knew it). But I assured them that my experience with different OSs will only
help me with this task . I kept in contact with my mentors, asking for opinion
help me with this task. I kept in contact with my mentors, asking for opinion
on every part of my proposal. I messaged other active people on IRC (internet
relay chat) asking for their opinions, and shamelessly gave my opinions on
their project page ideas. I did every task they gave me, and kept bugging my
......@@ -914,15 +916,15 @@ sign if they do ;)&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Note 3:&lt;/strong&gt; I didn’t say anything about how to choose an organization, because
I really don’t know. Some people say that you should apply to organizations
that have the most slots (predicted from previous years), while some people say
that choose the ones least people will think to apply to. I personally chose
one I thought I would enjoy working with, since I already mentioned that I am
to choose the ones least people will think to apply to. I personally chose one
I thought I would enjoy working with, since I already mentioned that I am
fascinated with operating systems and package managers (ever want to try
something cool? try nixos - one of the most amazing os I have ever seen -
something cool? try nixos - one of the most amazing OS I have ever seen -
sorry, I couldn’t resist :P )&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Best of luck with your preparation (coding) and get to work (coding).
Remember, never hesitate to ask for help (contact details can be found on the
&quot;About me&quot; page).&lt;/p&gt;
Remember, never hesitate to ask for help (my contact details can be found on
the &quot;About me&quot; page).&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Pallav Agarwal (&lt;a href=&quot;https://github.com/pallavagarwal07&quot;&gt;https://github.com/pallavagarwal07&lt;/a&gt;)&lt;/p&gt;
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