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Aug 22, 2012, 7:17 AM
Post #4 of 5
Congratulations on your achievement, Nischay! Good luck ahead!
On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 6:33 PM, Markus Krötzsch <
markus [at] semantic-mediawiki> wrote:
> On 21/08/12 15:34, Platonides wrote:
>> On 21/08/12 14:47, Nischay Nahata wrote:
>>> Its been a wonderful time working on SemanticMediaWiki this summer
>>> as part of my Google Summer of Code project GreenSMW.
>>> While most of the planned milestones have been reached, I am still
>>> on more improvements to SMW after GSoC. I have a written a
>>> of my project 
>>> SMW 1.8 is likely to be released soon with all my work :)
> I can only +1 this. Nischay's work includes some great improvements, both
> in terms of new features and better performance, and in terms of cleaned up
> code that will reduce the cost of future improvements. The whole project
> was (is) very open, touching large amounts of legacy code that many
> developers were rather afraid of. It required a lot of skill and energy to
> get behind all this to accomplish real progress. The outcomes exceed our
> expectations, with some completely new features being in reach (especially
> an efficient diff computation that happens when storing data; this could
> have been a GSoC project on its own).
> Right now, there are still some minor things to finish, but we expect to
> roll out all of Nischay's GSoC work with the upcoming release (SMW 1.8).
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