Linus on version control

He introduces distributed version control and his system: GIT. If I understand it correctly: developers pull from HEAD, work independently, are able to share and merge among each other.

Apparently there are two open source distributed version control systems:
Mercurial and GIT

He’s vehemently against CVS, SVN and Perforce.

Remember he is the author of the Linux kernel (read: brilliant) and overlook his attitude. He has some really interesting things to say.

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Morgan is a freelance IT consultant living in Philadelphia. He lives with his girlfriend in an old house in Fishtown that they may never finish renovating. His focus is enterprise Messaging (think email) and Directory. Many of his customers are education, school districts and Universities. He also gets involved with most aspects of enterprise Linux and UNIX (mostly Solaris) administration, Perl, hopefully Ruby, PHP, some Java and C programming. He holds a romantic attachment to software development though he spends most of his time making software work rather than making software. He rides motorcycles both on and off the track, reads literature with vague thoughts of giving up IT to teach English literature.

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