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Sun May 31 13:54:39 CDT 2009
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 11:16 AM, Andrew <andrew at brightnightgames.com> wrote:
> My name's Andrew Eikum, I'm an undergraduate Computer Science student at the
> University of Minnesota. I contacted a Wine dev a few weeks ago asking for
> a small project to use to get familiar with Wine. I was pointed towards the
> gdiplus section and told to begin stubbing out the missing functions, to
> facilitate debugging. After familiarizing myself with how Wine's DLLs are
> built, and with Git, I'm now making quick progress. I expect to have a
> (huge) patchset ready in the next week or two with most of the gdiplus
> functions stubbed.
> After that, I plan to begin work on implementing some of the functions. My
> degree's emphasis is computer graphics, so working on gdiplus will give me a
> chance to learn more about the field as well as apply what I already know.
> I'm looking forward to working with other Wine devs on gdiplus, and other
> parts of Wine in the future.
Welcome to Wine!
Be sure when sending patches to break them into small sets, with one
change per patch. It makes it much easier to review that way, and if
your patch causes a regression, much easier to identify which part if
it's in multiple patches.
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