On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 9:50 AM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 10:51:54AM +0100, Matthieu Moy wrote:
>> > Some of Matthieu's students worked on it a few years ago but didn't finish.
>> Right. There was still quite some work to do, but this is most likely
>> too small for a GSoC project. But that could be a part of it. I'm not
>> sure how google welcomes GSoC projects made of multiple small tasks, but
>> my experience with students is that it's much better than a single (too)
>> big task, and I think that was the general feeling on this list when we
>> discussed it last year.
> I think Google leaves it up to us to decide. I'd be OK with a project
> made of multiple small tasks, as I think it would be an interesting
> experiment.  I'd rather not do all of them like that, though. And bonus
> points if they are on a theme that will let the student use the ramp-up
> time from one for another.

Yeah, a student working on the "git bisect fix/unfixed" feature, could
fix git bisect testing too many merge bases, and if there is still
time work on moving more code from shell to C.
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