GSoC/GCI Archive
Google Code-in 2011 Haiku

Fix tickets #4302 (save reading pos), #4590 (signature pos) and #4596 (comment on reply) in Mail application.

completed by: Alex11223

mentors: Siarhei Zharski

Your task is:

  • Setup Haiku in Virtual Machine (Virtual Box recommended) or on real hardware;
  • Download standalone version of Haiku Mail application from the link below;
  • Take familiar with the code and both problems description;
  • Use make to build the application. Resulting executable binary you'll find in 'objects-...' directory;
  • To fix #4302 you have to introduce additional attribute 'MAIL:readpos' to E-Mail files and take care about saving it on leaving this e-mail and correpondently restoring it on entering;
  • #4590 and #4596 are well described in the Trac so please read the description and improove behaviour as suggested;
  • In case of problems setting up the mail account you can use sample e-mails archive linked below;
Good luck!