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View Poll Results: Revision Control System of the Year
Bazaar 4 1.22%
BitKeeper 2 0.61%
CVS 19 5.81%
Darcs 0 0%
Fossil 3 0.92%
git 201 61.47%
Mercurial 22 6.73%
Perforce 3 0.92%
Subversion 73 22.32%
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Old 12-17-2012, 08:10 PM   #1
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Revision Control System of the Year

In your opinion, what is the best Revision Control System?

Old 12-18-2012, 12:21 AM   #2
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Git, all the way, IMO. Mercurial and Subversion comes next.
Old 12-18-2012, 03:14 AM   #3
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Git for me
Old 12-18-2012, 06:59 AM   #4
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I use svn for all my own stuff.
Old 12-18-2012, 09:44 AM   #5
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git is the best
Old 12-18-2012, 09:57 AM   #6
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:50 AM   #7
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i'm coding for money, so i use SVN. Git is too geek for me
Old 12-19-2012, 03:42 PM   #8
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Git. I'm more familiar with SVN but Git fits the "of the Year" parameter best, most likely.
Old 12-19-2012, 05:42 PM   #9
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I'm amazed that anyone could choose anything *but* git.
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Perforce. For enterprise development, it's great.
Old 12-21-2012, 03:07 PM   #11
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My vote for Mercurial
Old 12-21-2012, 03:50 PM   #12
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Git is OK, but Mercurial just feels better to me, hence I vote for it.
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svn here
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Perforce. For enterprise development.


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