pro-Git points for shifting

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Git is an advanced DVCS in C, that was initially written by Linus Torvalds. It is known for its amazing performance and superior flexibility.
For details and starters, see

See parent wiki page Action items for moving off of CVS for more generic information.

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  • Commands can be aliased with git config. We could distribute a config file of some useful drupal aliases -- maybe even something as advanced as 'checkout drupal core 6'.




  • git IRC channel is fairly responsive and this newbie has received help in it on several occasions.

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