[Sugar-devel] Outreachy - Going Beyond Equal Temperament in Music Blocks
sachithradangalla at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 05:18:24 EST 2017
Thank you and I will see to it.
When applying to Outreachy, is submitting an application through Outreachy
application process sufficient? For GSOC Sugar Labs have a proposal
template but there is no such template for Outreachy is it? (Apart from the
Outreachy's application template)
Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
University of Moratuwa,
On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 10:22 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> I don't know that we know all of the answers to your questions. Right now,
> the code is hardwired to equal temperament so the first task would be to
> unwind some of the methods in musicutils.js that determine the note
> intervals. Then, ideally, we'd support both a simple block for choosing a
> tuning system based on historic norms and perhaps a widget to design your
> own tuning system, within some constraints.
> A related issue is that the internals are fixed to 12 half-steps per
> octave. That might be something else we want to play with, in order, for
> example, support some Arabic modes, which use quarter steps.
> On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 12:54 PM, Sachithra Dangalla <
> sachithradangalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can I know if there is a list of expected outcomes of this project or an
>> idea about how the final outcome should be?
>> For example, should the temperaments be implemented as a new section of
>> the palette where the user can select a temperament from a list. Or should
>> it be included inside an existing section. What are the temperament types
>> that should be supported?
>> *Sachithra Dangalla,*
>> Undergraduate B.Sc.Eng.(Hons.)
>> Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
>> University of Moratuwa,
>> Sri Lanka.
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:35 PM, Sachithra Dangalla <
>> sachithradangalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks and yes I was able to join *#sugar* on webchat.freenode.net and
>>> I will try it out.
>>> I saw the great news about Sugar Labs entering OutReachy, it will be
>>> such a great opportunity, Congrats and Good Luck! I'm thankful on behalf of
>>> all the potential interns who would be benefited from it.
>>> Can I know more information about OutReachy and your projects in it? Are
>>> they the same as GSoC projects?
>>> *Sachithra Dangalla,*
>>> Undergraduate B.Sc.Eng.(Hons.)
>>> Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
>>> University of Moratuwa,
>>> Sri Lanka.
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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