Git (software) facts for kids
|Original author(s)||Linus Torvalds|
|Developer(s)||Junio Hamano, Linus Torvalds, and many others|
|Initial release||April 7, 2005|
2.10.0 / 2 September 2016
|Operating system||Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X|
|Available in||C, Bourne Shell, Perl|
|License||GNU General Public License v2|
- See also: GitHub
Git (//) is a distributed revision control system ― a computer program that helps people create other computer programs together. Git was made to be fast. It was created by Linus Torvalds for use in developing the Linux kernel which he also created. Git's current development is looked after by Junio Hamano. It is free and open source software released under the GNU General Public License version 2 software license.
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