Let's start thinking about a Mercurial 2.2 sprint

Benoit Boissinot bboissin at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 13:19:52 CST 2012


On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Sean Farley <sean at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 2012-02-22 at 15:30 -0600, Matt Mackall wrote:
>> > Mercurial 2.2 is due to be released on May 1, so I think we're due for a
>> > sprint. Given the code freeze around April 15, I think the most likely
>> > dates are:
>> >
>> > Mar 16-18
>> > Mar 23-25
>> > Mar 30-Apr 1
>> > Apr 6-8
>> >
>> > Ideally, I'd like to have this sprint in North America in keeping with
>> > our scheme of alternating between US and Europe, so let me know if you
>> > have ideas for meeting space.
>>
>> I've started a wiki page here:
>>
>> http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/2.2sprint
>
>
> Hmm, I'm new to this but I'd like to go and learn, if possible (and I'm
> willing to pay my expenses as long as it's not too much :-/). Ideally, I'd
> like Chicago :-) but it seems that was used for a previous sprint.  Is there
> any place new users can go for an introduction to this kind of event, or is
> this mostly for core devs?

I don't think there is an introduction page. From what happened at the
previous sprints, you usually have brainstorming, coding, reviewing of
patches, demos, discussions about tools, community updates, but also
drinks and socializing.

Everyone is definitely welcome and it's a good opportunity to be
introduced to the codebase (and meet other contributors and users).

Cheers,

Benoit


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