GSoC - Ubuntu and Mir participation

Alan Griffiths alan.griffiths at
Mon Mar 25 09:24:17 UTC 2013

On 25/03/13 07:24, Thomas Voß wrote:
> From the top of my head, the following topics w.r.t. Mir might make good
> candidates for GSoC:
>  * Behavior driven testing: Pick up Robert Carr's work on Cucumber-based
> testing approaches, enhance it and potentially make it reusable by Unity.
>  * Integrate Mir with a performance-metrics collection system (either
> Performance CoPilot or collectd) and capture a set of pre-defined
> metrics for our CI and/or Autolanding scenarios.
>  * Provide a Mir-backend for SDL (2.0).
>  * Provide a Mir-backend for GTK 3.
> What do you think? Makes sense? Any additions?

We've a couple of low priority (for now) mir bugs listed around software
rendering and working in VMs:

Addressing this would widen the platforms supported by mir.

Also, it would likely be a larger piece of work, but how about Wayland
protocol support?

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