[scribus] GSoC Project CC Plugin for Scribus

Akila Wajirasena akila.wajirasena at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 16:18:13 CEST 2011

Thanks Gregory, I'll ask this on developer mailing list and IRC. Sorry for
the inconvenience.

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com> wrote:

> On 04/03/2011 10:46 PM, Akila Wajirasena wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 8:14 AM, Akila Wajirasena<
>> akila.wajirasena at gmail.com
>>> wrote:
>>  Hi,
>>> I am a student from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
>>> I have participated Google Summer of Code as a student with Creative
>>> Commons, last year.
>>> I improved the creative commons OpenOffice plugin as my project.
>>> I am going to participate for Google Summer of Code this year also,
>>> with Creative Commons.
>>> I thought a making a similar plugin as the OpenOffice plugin for CC[1].
>>> The OpenOffice plugin has several features. Adding a visible CC license
>>> notice (text and a image),
>>> Adding license metadata and
>>> Inserting CC licensed images from OpenClipArt Flickr Picasa and Wikimedia
>>> Commons. in to OpenOffice documents (text and a image).
>>> The same set of features can be applied to this plugin also.
>>> We can omit adding metadata if it is  complex (I am expecting to add
>>> metadata to PDF documents created by Scribus).
>>> What I need to know is there any possibility to add these features
>>> through
>>> the Scribus plugin API and maintain it
>>> as a separate project. If this cannot be developed using a plugin what
>>> should be the procedure to merge
>>> the sources with Scribus.
> Whether or not you're going to try to do this for GSoC, you should look at
> the info I gave Chamin to see how to contact the devs. This list isn't the
> best place.
> Here are some useful links for you:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/GSoC_2011_Contact_Information
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/GSoC_2011_Student_Requirements
>  keep in mind that many of the Team members are on Central European Time.
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Akila Wajirasena
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