[Esug-list] GSoC Project Proposal: Morphic for Amber, Looking for mentor

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Apr 28 08:12:17 EDT 2013

On 2013-04-27, at 16:47, "Sean P. DeNigris" <sean at clipperadams.com> wrote:

> Matthias Springer wrote
>> Regardless of whether you would be willing to participate as a mentor, 
>> I'd like to know if this project is something you're interested in and 
>> what features are most important for you.

Great proposal indeed!

I see you mention Lively Kernel as "related". There is also Jens Mönig's Morphic implementation:


which is used in Snap (a Scratch variant):


And big kudos to Sean for volunteering to mentor!

- Bert -

> This is a /fantastic/ proposal. I am extremely interested in having the
> ability to write a non-standard Morphic UI and have it show up in a webpage
> without any extra work. In fact, that would be amazing! I'm also interested
> in your idea for another important reason... Morphic is a mess!! What would
> be great is if you focus on the required behavior without copying too much
> of the implementation details. In this way, hopefully, we could backport
> your clean implementation into Morphic and benefit from fresh eyes. I would
> be happy to mentor as I'm more familiar with Morphic than I ever wanted to
> be ;) But what would be /great/ is if you could hook up with Juan Vuletich
> and pitch it to him. He did a rewrite of Morphic a while back and would be
> an invaluable resource. Even if he can consult, it would be a huge help.
> -----
> Cheers,
> Sean
> --

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