Duplicate send, had typo in orif address line :(
On Saturday 23 July 2005 04:50, Ryan Anderson wrote:
>On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 10:46:00AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>>  - Publicity.  I would be very happy to see somebody with good
>>    writing and summarizing skills to prepare an article to be
>>    published on LWN.NET to coincide with the 1.0 release.  An
>>    update to GIT traffic would also be nice.
>How is this for a start?
>Source Code Management with Git
>Git, sometimes called "global information tracker", is a "directory
>content manager".  Git has been designed to handle absolutely
> massive projects with speed and efficiency, and the release of the
> 2.6.12 and (soon) the 2.6.13 version of the Linux kernel would
> indicate that it does this task well.
>Git falls into the category of distributed source code management
> tools, similar to Arch or Darcs (or, in the commercial world,
> BitKeeper).  This means that every working directory is a
> full-fledged repository with full revision tracking capabilities.
>Git uses the SHA1 hash algorithm to provide a content-addressable
> pseudo filesystem, complete with its own version of fsck.
>  o Speed of use, both for the project maintainer, and the
> end-users, is a key development principle.
>  o The history is stored as a directed acyclic graph, making
> long-lived branches and repeated merging simple.
>  o A collection of related projects are building on the core Git
>    project, either to provide an easier to use interface on top
> (Darcs, Mercurial, StGit, Cogito), or to take some of the
> underlying concepts and reimplement them directly into another
> system (Arch 2.0). o Two, interchangeable, on-disk formats are
> used:
>    o An efficient, packed format that saves spaced and network
>      bandwidth.
>    o An unpacked format, optimized for fast writes and incremental
>      work.
A very good start for the overview preamble.  Do carry on.

>Git results from the inspiration and frustration of Linus Torvalds,
> and the enthusiastic help of over 300 participants on the
> development mailing list.[1]
>1 - Generated with the following, in a maildir folder:
> find . -type f | xargs grep -h "^From:" | perl -ne \
> 'tr#A-Z#a-z#; m#<(.*)># && print $1,"\n";' | sort -u | wc -l

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