Fwd: Questions regarding Summer of Code( and Dplay)

Anurag Mishra mishra.anurag07 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 14:00:33 CDT 2008

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From: Anurag Mishra <mishra.anurag07 at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 12:30 AM
Subject: Re: Questions regarding Summer of Code( and Dplay)
To: Maarten Lankhorst <m.b.lankhorst at gmail.com>

  I have already compiled git version and am learning the basics of
 using git now.
  Someone on irc suggested to first write test cases about the
 functions in wine(that may be missing) and crosscheck on windows.
 Right now, I am looking to start in that direction.


 On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Maarten Lankhorst
 <m.b.lankhorst at gmail.com> wrote:
 > Hello Anurag,
 >  2008/3/19, Anurag Mishra <mishra.anurag07 at gmail.com>:
 > >   I am student at IIT Kanpur[1]. I have quite good knowledge about C
 >  >  and have been tracking development of Wine over a period of 6 months
 >  >  or so. I have good knowledge about C(and using it theoretically to
 >  >  implement stacks, efficient structures and so on). However, I have
 >  >  little real life experience about programming a project. I have little
 >  >  experience about Window's API.
 >  >   I was looking to participate in Wine development this summer. On SoC
 >  >  page, the idea of Dplay was bought up. I am interested in trying hands
 >  >  on that. Can anyone suggest what would be a good starting point?
 >  There are only a few important things to directplay as far as I know.
 >  The first one is find a game that runs in wine and uses it, and works
 >  reasonably well single player but not at all multiplayer or online
 >  because of the missing things (fixmes on dplay in console). After you
 >  played the game a little bit, think of a plan on how you want to
 >  tackle this problem.
 >  Have you managed to compile a git version of wine yet?
 >  Cheers,
 >  Maarten.

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