WEâVE TALKED A LOT SO FAR about âversionsââbut what is a version, really? Webster defines it as âa particular form of something, differing in certain respects from an earlier form or other forms of the same type of thing.â That is, versions can be sequential or iterativeârepresenting the form of a thing as it changes over timeâor they can differ in, well, some other way. The point is that a version isnât just a copy of a thing, but a copy that differs or has changed in some respect from some other copy.
In Git, sequential versioningâtracking the difference between a snapshot of your work and its earlier formsâis one of ...
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