[Haskell-cafe] Fwd: Google Summer of Code, news
krismicinski at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 16:25:29 CEST 2013
I second that advice! I can technically read Spanish, but I find the
complexity of the language barrier compounded with trying to
understand the code becomes more confusing than I'd prefer :-).
On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Mateusz Kowalczyk
<fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk> wrote:
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> On 28/04/13 18:37, Marcos Pividori wrote:
>> I am a Computer Science student from Argentina. I am interested in
>> working this summer in a project related to Haskell for the Google
>> Summer of Code. I have been discussing my idea with Michael Snoyman
>> in order to have a clearer idea. Now, I would like to know the
>> community interest in this project.
>> I want to develop a server-side library in Haskell for sending
>> push notifications to devices running different OS, such as
>> Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and so on.
>> To pass a subject, I have recently worked with Yesod (a Web
>> Framework based in Haskell) developing a server to comunicate with
>> Android-powered devices through Google Cloud Messaging. (It is
>> available: https://github.com/MarcosPividori/Yesod-server-for-GCM
>> To develop this project, I have read a lot about this service and
>> Yesod libraries, and I developed two programs, a server written in
>> Haskell and an Android application for mobile phones. Also, I
>> developed an EDSL to write programs which exchange information with
>> the devices.
>> I would be grateful if you could give me your opinion about this
>> project and the proposal I am starting to write.
> While I don't have anything to contribute to the project idea itself,
> I had a look at your code on GitHub and I'd like to recommend that in
> the future, when writing code that will get published and used by
> others, you use English. This especially applies to projects aimed to
> benefit a wider community such as this one. You seem to be mixing the
> two together which doesn't help readability either.
> - --
> Mateusz K.
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