Google Summer of Code 2012 project for Bazaar

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Sun Feb 26 19:22:36 UTC 2012

On 02/26/2012 01:00 PM, Andreas Sommer wrote:
> I was wondering if there's interest in offering a GSoC project for
> Bazaar this year. From my side, I'd be interested to contribute to my
> favorite VCS, but to be honest I don't have a precise topic proposal.
> Bazaar Explorer would be a nice thing to work on as I think it could use
> some improvement.
> One idea would be to work a bit more on
>, i.e. improving support for
> configuring diff/merge tools (and implementing it in the configuration
> dialogs of qbzr). I think it would be nice to be able to define diff
> tools in a more precise way, such as by file extension or regex. That
> way, one could use special tools like the MS Word diffing scripts from
> TortoiseSVN for *.doc files, or other tools for comparing non-text files
> without having to use "bzr diff --using" via the command line. What do
> you think?
It would be interesting to see if we could participate in the Summer of 
Code again this year. I've put up an ideas page, based on the one from 
earlier years.

If you have more ideas, please let us know.


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