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Re: Introduction

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-12-14 20:30:44 CET

Welcome to the list, Julian. We've been making a few changes to
svn-design.{pdf,ps,texi} lately that should help newcomers a lot in
understanding the project. And we should be finishing up those
changes by this weekend. Anyway, start with that doc, especially the
section on `Deltas', and then post questions here.

-Karl

"Julian Fitzell" <jfitzell@home.com> writes:
> Having hopefully removed my foot from my mouth somewhat (don't know why my
> brain didn't inform me that tone of voice doesn't carry across email when I
> was writing my first post) I thought I'd better introduce myself properly.
>
> I'm a university student at the University of British Columbia in
> Vancouver, BC, Canada. I am working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts in
> Technical Theatre (not acting, all the technical stuff) with a minor in
> computer science. My main interest is in control systems and multimedia
> technology in theatre and my current programming project is a linux-based
> lighting controller for theatre use. I'm also following the this project
> and the Jabber project and do Web design in my spare time.
>
> I use CVS for pretty much every project I work on and am as aware of its
> flaws as I'm sure you all are. A friend of mine stumbled across this
> project about a month ago and we are quite excited about it.
> Unfortunately, I haven't had the time to begin studying the inner workings
> of this project but I am hoping that I will be able to play around with it
> once you reach Milestone 2 and get a feel for the details. At that point I
> hope to have some time to start contributing something - whether to the
> client or somewhere else.
>
> Hmm... that's all I think. I look forward to working with you.
>
> Oh, and I'm usually not a Microsoft-hating jerk, even though that's how I
> came across. Talk about first impressions... <g>
>
> Julian
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:17 2006

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