Hello sandeep! Thank you for your interest in contributing to Wikimedia.
On 03/30/2013 10:54 AM, sandeep kumar wrote:
I am sandeep and pursuing my MS by Research at IIIT-Hyderabad.
I am thinking of applying for GSoC this year. I have gone through the
ideas page of mediawiki and find the following ideas quite apt for me to
1. Visual Editor Plugins.
2. Proofread extension needs to be refactored.
3. Prototyping inline comments.
Good! I recommend you to choose one and go for it, asking or proposing
more details in the related bug reports and drafting a proposal in your
Which one, this is something you should decide by yourself. Which
project would you like to do even if GSOC wouldn't exist? You seem to
have the basic knowledge to work on any of them, and they have good
As far as we know nobody has "claimed" any of these projects. Although
we don't assure exclusivity to any student, if you are already working
on a proposal with an impressive draft you will probably encourage other
students to look elsewhere.
PS: note that for for Visual Editor Plugins you would still need to
choose a specific plugin.
Technical Contributor Coordinator @ Wikimedia Foundation