[MacRuby-devel] Getting involved in MacRuby development

Maxime Curioni maxime.curioni at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 22:52:44 PST 2010

Hello Laurent,

Thanks for your message and for the advice. I will start by tackling the
easy bugs in Trac. I know that I'll be slow in the weeks to come, that it's
going to take me a while to get situated with the codebase but I will try my

I don't want to bother the mailing-list with my questions when I (will) have
some. Is there anybody that I should contact first for help or reference ?


On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Laurent Sansonetti
<lsansonetti at apple.com>wrote:

> Bonjour Maxime,
> Sorry for the late reply.
> Thanks for your interest in the project... we totally need help, as
> Thibault said :)
> Just to let you know, 0.5 is almost done, we are now focusing on 0.6, in
> trunk. I intend to release 0.5 final in a few days, I will give a status of
> the latest changes on the mailing-list before. The goals of 0.6 will also be
> discussed on the list right after the 0.5 release.
> The best way to start is probably to go through the bugs in Trac, pick
> something that looks easy and try to fix it. Once you have a patch, attach
> it to the radar and I will have a look at it :)
> A bug that was recently added that looks easy:
> http://www.macruby.org/trac/ticket/571
> Once you are familiar with the code base, you can get one of the tasks.
> Laurent
> On Jan 23, 2010, at 11:46 PM, Maxime Curioni wrote:
>  Hello MacRuby development team,
>> I am contacting you to have more information about how to be involved in
>> the development process. I have been hearing about MacRuby for many months
>> and I want to have a more proactive role in the project. As far as my
>> abilities go, I have been using Cocoa for many years and am currently
>> working with Ruby on Rails at work, during the day. I have no prior
>> experience with LLVM, but learning about it for a real-world project is a
>> great motivation for me to get up to speed.
>> I read that the 0.6 branch was merged into trunk last week-end, so I am
>> not sure if I am coming in at the right moment. I would be glad to try to
>> fix some bugs for the final 0.5 release. If you have anything in particular
>> for me to start on, I am up for it.
>> Thanks a lot for your feedback and your help,
>> Maxime
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