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These are events when git developers and users physically meet in the same place.

GitTogether '08

October 27(Mon)-29(Wed) in Mountain View, California (day after the Google SoC Mentor Summit).

Signup deadline is Oct 14th. Google needs a final guest list by then to prepare badges, sign in lists for reception, and a final head-count to plan for food. Any questions contact Shawn Pearce (

Possible speakers

  • Shawn O. Pearce (secret project, JGit, PackV4)

People who said they are interested to attend so far

  • Junio C. Hamano
  • Shawn O. Pearce
  • Petr Baudis
  • J.H.
  • Johannes Schindelin
  • Sam Vilain
  • David Symonds
  • Christian Couder
  • Scott Chacon
  • Nick Hengeveld
  • Steven Grimm
  • David Reiss
  • Adam Mosseri
  • Eugene Letuchy

Suggested topics of talks/workshops/haxessions

  • GitTorrent: current state, security considerations, future direction
  • Submodules: how to make a UI for this important feature that is intuitive and complete
  • PackV4
  • JGit, quo vadis *[1]?
  • Using Git for everything but source (Git as a backup tool, how to handle large blobs, etc)
  • How to make Git more attractive to the Google Code folks?
  • Success/War stories (big wanking session for Gits)
  • Linkable library for basic object access (libification or new library)
  • Git GUI that even a designer could use (TortoiseGit?)
  • Shawn's current bundle related secret project

Nearby Activities

If you are traveling far and wish to stay some extra time there are many activities in the bay area.

Previous GitTogether

One such event happened in 2007 with a few developers. It was an informal, fun time, but not technical.

  • [1] quo vadis == 'where are you going?'

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