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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Getting started with a repository (Was: Re: Live read-only GIT mirrors of Boost trunk SVN)
From: Christopher Kormanyos (e_float_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-28 12:56:22

> I think the GIT team should make a decision NOW
> about whether GSOC students should use GIT or not.

> I think I'm against this, on the grounds that there is
> a lot to go wrong, and much critical students
> Google-time, especially with those who may be
> even ranker amateurs than me ;-)


> Unless there is a firm commitment from the GIT
> team to support students using GIT, then I think they
> should stick to boost-sandbox and do things "the old way".

> Views from the GIT team?
> Paul

...Or their mentors!

I'm mentoring a project and I'm a total, absolute git-beginner
(used it, like, only sporadically for one small repo).

Is there any way to send git newbies like me and my
student to the sandbox, at least one more year?

Sincerely, Chris.

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