Re: Summer of Code 2007

From: Mike Kienenberger (
Date: Fri Mar 30 2007 - 09:50:11 EDT

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    I don't know much about administrating svn, but the more I think about
    it, the more likely it seems that a branch could work. It's not all
    that much different than the various projects currently in svn, each
    with different ACLs.

    On 3/30/07, Kevin Menard <> wrote:
    > > -----Original Message-----
    > > From: Mike Kienenberger []
    > > Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 10:59 AM
    > > To:
    > > Subject: Re: Summer of Code 2007
    > >
    > > Maybe what would make more sense would be to create a svn instance for
    > > SoC students. A branch would be great, but my guess is that there
    > > would be a bit of administration involved to set up and restrict them
    > > to their own copy of the branch. Maybe I'm completely wrong, though.
    > One of the reasons I advocate a branch rather than a separate instance
    > is the ease with which the mentor can then copy code over into trunk. I
    > realize this may not be palatable due to a variety of reasons, but I
    > think from a strict student-mentor relationship, it would help things a
    > good deal. What I would really like to see, actually, is the use of a
    > distributed SCM, but that doesn't even seem to be within the realm of
    > possibility.
    > --
    > Kevin

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