Google Summer of Code

Matt Mackall mpm at
Thu Mar 6 14:55:56 CST 2008

On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 12:35:39PM +0000, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:

> So, is there any interest in Mercurial applying as a mentoring
> organization for GSoC 2008? Specifically, are there any project
> ideas students could work on, people who are willing to mentor them
> (I wouldn't mind doing so, if crew thinks I'm up for it)? Students
> who'd like to work on Mercurial? Would be nice to gain some active
> developers and have people work on the code a bit.
> I'd also be up for managing the administrative crap if no one wants the job.

We keep missing the deadline, when is it?

Here are some ideas off the top of my head:

- make mq/transplant/import more clever about transplanting patches
  (3-way merge)
- make parent-delta in revlog work with bounded I/O
- make renames and copies lighter-weight
- implement partial pull

And yes, please take the admin crap job.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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