GCompris moving to Qt - needs help

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Shantanu Tushar Jha

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Feb 9, 2014, 12:46:44 AM2/9/14
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Hey folks,

GCompris is a very famous education programs for kids (heck, it even has electronics circuits!) and has attracted lot of contributors in the past.

It was announced that GCompris is moving to Qt/QML to make it easy to provide support on mobile/tablet platforms. Read the announcement at http://osdir.com/ml/general/2014-02/msg15205.html where the author is asking for help from people in contributing to the new Qt version. I think it is a very nice opportunity for those of you who want to contribute to FOSS because-

* The app is kinda fun on its own
* It is very famous and widely used
* While implementing the new version, you can always run the old version and get a feel of what you're looking for

Also, there is a good chance that GCompris will be an organization in GSoC (or as it is a Qt project, it might become a part of KDE).

If you are interested, hop to http://gcompris.net/wiki/Developer%27s_corner and contact them mailing list, IRC. And as always, you can ask your questions here as well!

Cheers,


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