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
> 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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