Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:23:16 +0300 From: Aleksey Cherepanov <aleksey.4erepanov@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Improving Johnny Mathieu, On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 04:53:42PM -0400, Mathieu Laprise wrote: > Hello everyone, > I am a 3rd year software engineering student from Polytechique Montréal. > Solar told me about enhancing the Johnny project this summer as part of > GSOC. It really picked my interest for two main reasons. > > 1- I am passionated about security and I want to do a master degree in that > field. > 2- I love working with the QT framework and C++. I worked with them at > school and I have done a 4 months 40 hours/week internship last summer in > QT at Adacel (a company in the aviation field). I really enjoyed this > internship and it gave me a lot of hands-on experience with QT. Nice. There is a line in Johnny: temp << QString("%1:%2::%3\n").arg(user).arg(hash).arg(hash); Do you see any problems with it? If there is a problem then - provide an example of input to trigger the problem. - How would you fix it? - Does the fix work with your example? - Push the fix into a separate branch in your public repo please. > While reading the mailing list, I have seen that Shinnok and Aleksey were > working on Johnny and that they couldn't participate as student. I'm really > interested in working on Johnny. Would you guys be interested in becoming > mentors ? We are interested in your work on Johnny. I think Shinnok may be the mentor. I'll keep an eye on your work too. > In my last internship, my boss was busy and he appreciated that I > was able to work on my own and be self-motivated. I wasn't always asking > him for help, I was able to solve complex problems by myself and by reading > documentation. Nice. > I have looked closely at Johnny release plan to make a timeline. Would you > prefer to do all features of a version before another(exemple: we do > everything of 1.1, then 1.2 then 1.3) or would you priorize some important > features first ? Also, what about the features that have Shinnok's name on > it such as upgrade to qt5, ui overhault, rethink progress bar, Shinnok, do > you prefer that I do it in my GSOC ? I leave it to be answered by Shinnok. Thanks! -- Regards, Aleksey Cherepanov
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