GSoC/GCI Archive
Google Code-in 2011 Haiku

Fix tickets #7887 (wrong place user spell check base) and #5819 (undo/redo inconsistency) 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 reproduce the #7887 - open the Mail application, type some fake words and activate "Edit -> Check Spelling" mode. Click any red-marked word with right mousle button and select the "Add" from context menu. That words will be adde into users spell-check database under /boot/system/data/spell_check/ folder. Please change this placement to one requested in the ticket description.;
  • To reproduce the #5819 - the issue description in Trac easy and clean please read it and try to find a source of problem and fix it.
Good luck!