Question about Source Control

Frank Millman frank at
Tue Mar 18 08:14:28 CET 2014

"Ben Finney" <ben+python at> wrote in message 
news:85y508roiw.fsf at
> "Frank Millman" <frank at> writes:
>> I feel that I have just not grasped the basics yet, so any assistance 
>> that
>> puts me on the right path is appreciated.
> Here is "Hg Init", a tutorial for Mercurial <URL:>.
> ("source control" is not the most common term for this; what we're
> talking about is a "version control system", or VCS. But some Git users
> may disagree.)

Thanks, Ben, that is a really nice tutorial.

I was calling it an SCM because that is how Mercurial describes it - from 
their home page "Mercurial is a free, distributed source managment control 
tool". I do agree that 'version control' makes more sense.


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