Christian Couder <> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 9:50 AM, Jeff King <> wrote:
>> 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.

In the context of programming tasks, "if there is still time" is a prime
candidate for the successful application of branch prediction.

David Kastrup
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