Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Git/WhyGit


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Timestamp:
Dec 8, 2012, 2:31:29 PM (6 years ago)
Author:
Beman Dawes
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Provide answers to the "why choose Git" question

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    2323  * Is often faster for everyday operations, and sometimes much faster.
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    25 * Allows public library specific repositories, such as on GitHub.
     25* Allows public library specific repositories, such as on !GitHub.
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    2727* Scales up to a much larger number of libraries.
     
    3131== Why should Boost choose Git as our distributed version control system? ==
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    33 Mercurial, Bazaar, and perhaps Fossil are also well developed and supported DVCS systems. They are widely used by well-known open source projects. So why choose Git?
     33Mercurial, Bazaar, and perhaps Fossil are also well-developed and well-supported DVCS systems. They are widely used by well-known open source projects. So why choose Git?
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     35* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_effect Network effect]. Git has won the marketshare battle, so more developers know Git and there are more community resources available.
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     37* The Boost contributors doing the modularization work prefer Git.
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    3539==  What is the downside of Boost using distributed version control and Git? ==