|Original author(s)||Linus Torvalds|
|Developer(s)||Junio Hamano, Linus Torvalds, and many others|
|Initial release||April 7, 2005|
|Stable release||1.8.0 / 21 October 2012|
|Available in||C, Bourne Shell, Perl|
|License||GNU General Public License v2|
Git (//) is a distributed revision control system that was made to be fast. Git was created by Linus Torvalds for use in developing the Linux kernel. Git's current development is looked after by Junio Hamano. Git is free and open source software released under the GNU General Public License version 2 software license.
- Hamano, Junio (2012-10-28). "[ANNOUNCE] Git v1.8.0". git mailing list. http://marc.info/?l=git&m=135085744104638. Retrieved 2012-10-21.
- "git/git.git/tree". git.kernel.org. http://git.kernel.org/?p=git/git.git;a=tree. Retrieved 2011-11-30.
- Linus Torvalds (2005-04-07). "Re: Kernel SCM saga..". linux-kernel mailing list. http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=111288700902396. Retrieved 2011-11-30. "So I'm writing some scripts to try to track things a whole lot faster."
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