GIMP accepted for Google summer of Code 2010
Some minutes ago the list of accepted applications for Googles Summer of Code 2010 has been published. GIMP has been accepted in this years GSoC and will be sponsored!
Every year Google sponsors students that decide to enhance an open source software by programming something for that program. Every student has a mentor that guides the student through the programming phase. GIMP currently has 2 mentors available this year.
Last year these projects were accepted.
There is a google doc available listing current GSoC ideas here: http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfbrn6hs_12c7h97fdc
If you don’t know what an idea is about you can ask the developer in the official GIMP IRC (irc.gimp.org: #gimp).
- Make menus searchable
- Implement the free transform tool
- Implement and add infrastructure for on-canvas tool drawing/options
- Replace the GimpSizeEntry widget
- Brush selector wigdet
- Basic gegl based paint tool
Start making your applications now! The official application for GSoC starts March 29th and ends April 9th. There is a timeline available.