From Open Source@Seneca
- Name: Siddharth Kalra (Sid)
- IRC Nick: Sid or Sid23
- Contact Email: sid_at_sidkalra_dot_com
- Program: Bachelor Degree of Software Development (Semester 7)
- About: I'm a software developer currently studying at Seneca College. You can check out my website at http://www.sidkalra.com. Also check out my blog, The Unheralded Perspective
- Contributed to Add Bit Torrent support to Songbird by installing Songbird. Look here
- Contributed to Canvas3D XUL Runner App 0.1 by testing MyBrowser.exe. Go here to view the results
- Contributed to the Mozilla community by performing addon reviews as an AMO editor
- Added the DPS909, OSD600 and Mozilla for beginners categories to the zenit wiki
- Added a how-to for applying a patch to a repo using Mercurial
- Contributed to Aaron Train's Contribute to Private Browsing tests project by testing <video> and <audio> tags with Firefox 3.1*. View here
- Created an account on this wiki for myself
- Created a personal wiki page on this wiki, and add a link for myself to the People page
- Created a blog and created a feed category called "open source"
- Read the Blog Guidelines for instructions on how to use my blog in the course
- Added my blog feed and info to the Open Source@Seneca Planet List
- Blogged on my reactions to the readings for this week.
- Began learning how to use IRC for communication.
- Ensured that all TODO items from week 1 were completed
- Commented in at least one other student's blog with your feedback to what they wrote.
- Watched online lectures for this week about open source community
- Completed this week's lab. Posted my results here
- Looked at the Potential Projects page and picked 3 projects on which you'd like to work--next week, you'll narrow this to just one. List them here along with your name.
- Added my wiki page to the class list for Students in DPS909 Fall 2008
- Watched online lectures about the Mozilla build system.
- Attended the Mozilla Developer Day and blogged about my experience
- Blogged about building Firefox
- Picked my project and started working on it. Created a project page for my project in the Project List.
- Worked on the Source Code Reading lab by searching for code for File > Close Tab. Found the code here using MXR
- As a substitute for the create a patch lab I uploaded my own patches for my project for bug 445560, bug 448707 and bug 459727
- Created a bugzilla account
- Found 3 bugs related to my project, and added them to my wiki page...
- CCed myself on two bugs that related to your project
- Watchd bsmedberg in bugzilla for the week and blogged about the experience
- Registered for FSOSS as a volunteer.
- Posted a bug on landfill along with the patch that fixes the mailto bug here
- Posted a patch for the trunk here
- Completed the lab and posted the .xpi to here
I'm starting work on the Mercurial History Browsing project.