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Re: (Re)Introduction (was: svn commit: r32461 - trunk/notes)

From: Sander Striker <s.striker_at_striker.nl>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 18:43:24 +0200

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all... as you may have guessed from my commit below, I'm starting
> on the long-needed WC rewrite. Some of you may not know who I am,
> since I've been away from svn development for so long :-(

I know that feeling...

> I was one of the initial developers of svn, way back in mid-2000. My
> work focused on the DAV network layer, both client and server. I did a
> bunch of work on other parts of svn, of course, but that was my
> primary focus. Oh, and getting that f***kin' automake out of our build
> and creating the current build system. I guess I'd say that I
> contributed to svn development for maybe the first three years of its
> life. Then my time kind of petered off, unfortunately.
> I've recently come into a bunch of free time (woo!), and will work on
> the next generation WC until the sucker is done. Not sure whether that
> will be 3 months or 6, but no problem.


> Other things that I'm interested in:
> * stripping out Neon support, and just using serf going forward
> * any serf work to support the above (particularly issues with
> googlecode.com's svn server)
> * create a new FS backend based on revlog
> * offline commits
> That should keep me busy for the next year, I think :-)

Good to see you back; looking forward to a never ending stream of commits :)



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