On Sep 1, 2011 4:38 PM, "Konstantin Khomoutov" <
> I think you're concentrating too much on that "source code" idea.
> If we instead look at these two things: a) Unix has special files (such
> as devices, named pipes etc), b) Git tracks hierarchies of files, then
> one can think of using Git as something like a "versioned tar".
It is often repeated that Git does not track files, it tracks content.
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