"Git maintainer Junio Hamano announced the official 1.0.0
release of git, the directory content manager originally written by
Linus Torvalds and used to manage the Linux kernel source tree.
Junio notes that there haven't been any big changes recently,
"[the] pre 1.0 version has been in production use by the kernel
folks for quite some time, and the changes since 1.0rc are pretty
small and primarily consist of documenation updates, clone/fetch
enhancements and miscellaneous bugfixes."
"Development of the git directory content manager was begun by
Linus Torvalds in early April of 2005, quickly following the
announcement that BitKeeper would no longer be freely available to
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