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Going Git

Jun 07, 2008, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Heller)

"Those of you who are open source developers have probably already figured out that I'm going to talk about Git, the version control system, and that no, I don't actually mean 'Git going' for most of you. If you're already using Git, then do git going: there's probably nothing new for you to see here, unless you have something to add.

"The short summary is that Git is the version control system that Linus Torvalds wrote for managing the Linux Kernel development. It's a distributed version control system focused on speed, effectiveness and real-world usability on large projects, and one of its strongest points for open source projects is that it has an easy way to send patches by e-mail, which vastly simplifies projects with many submitters and few committers..."

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