[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.

Absolutely!

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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