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View Poll Results: Revision Control System of the Year
git 149 58.89%
Subversion 62 24.51%
Mercurial 19 7.51%
Bazaar 3 1.19%
Darcs 2 0.79%
CVS 14 5.53%
Perforce 0 0%
BitKeeper 2 0.79%
Fossil 2 0.79%
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Old 12-21-2011, 05:33 PM   #1
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Revision Control System of the Year

A new poll last year.

Old 12-29-2011, 06:08 AM   #2
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git for me.
Old 12-31-2011, 09:31 AM   #3
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Mercurial at work, git for private projects.

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Old 12-31-2011, 04:17 PM   #4
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Subversion at work and at home
Old 01-03-2012, 12:11 AM   #5
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I've gotten my wife using svn to manage our photos. I found it so hard to manage all of the files until I just gave up and put them in SVN. It's huge but easy and we now have geographically separated backup copies the Linux server, and two laptops OSX and Windows! I'm thinking about adding my mother-in-law in the mix too.

Old 01-03-2012, 05:57 AM   #6
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Darcs for my personal projects and Bzr at work (though I plan to migrate to darcs).
Old 01-03-2012, 03:12 PM   #7
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Mercurial if I'm allowed to choose.
Old 01-03-2012, 05:11 PM   #8
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Old 01-04-2012, 05:29 PM   #9
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Git. Still got some stuff in SVN, but that will probably get moved to git eventually.

Distributed is the way to go for most things, and git seems to have pulled ahead. All others are number 2 or lower.
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Old 01-05-2012, 12:29 PM   #11
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Subversion. I set a goal for myself to have at least had a competent level of understanding of a VCS by the end of this month and Subversion was it. And I really like it.
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a great experience while I did the setup of subversion with https ... working perfectly ....
Old 01-31-2012, 11:02 PM   #13
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used to love subversion. Now, git!
Old 02-01-2012, 11:33 AM   #14
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Git, all day, every day. :|
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Can't imagine working without Git now


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