[GSoC] Introduction

TK Soh teekaysoh at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 08:12:27 CDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 10:54 PM,  <altanis at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> Hello. My name is Alexander Altanis and I am a Greek University student
>  studying Computer Science and Informatics.
>  I am interested in participating to Google's Summer of Code 2008, as a
>  student for mercurial. I have looked through the project ideas, and
>  skimmed through the developpers' tutorial for Mercurial.
>  The ideas page doesn't delve into much detail, and as I am not familiar
>  with Mercurial's codebase, I find it difficult to give full, well-planned
>  propositions. Nevertheless, the ideas that interest me are partial
>  cloning, writing C versions for some low-level operations, and improving
>  TortoiseHg. By writing here, and studying a bit these next days, I am
>  trying to form a good plan and application.
>  Concerning partial cloning, I see that another applicant is already
>  interested in "horizontal" limits (ie cloning of the full history of
>  certain directories within the repository). However, I find "vertical"
>  limiting to be equally interesting (which is ironic, as the Audacious
>  repo, which I downloaded to test hg, took about half an hour to download,
>  and I really wished there was a way to download only the latest snapshots
>  :) ).
>  As for TortoiseHg, I was pointed to this page
>  http://tortoisehg.wiki.sourceforge.net/TODO
>  and I suppose I can take on a part of these features for GSoC, or maybe
>  come up with any original ideas.


Please feel free to post to TortoiseHg's mailing lists, or write to me
directly, if you have any questions or new ideas on TortoiseHg :-)

>  Altanis Alexander
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