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Important Points
  • Issue : File Sharing by multiple users
    • Lock-Modify-Unlock solution : Sub optimal
    • Copy-Modify-Merge solution
      • Better solution
      • Used by Subversion and I think even Mercurial
      • When two parallel changes overlap it is called a Conflict
      • Conflicts can be rectified by humans only
  • Branches
  • Transactions
    • Used for updating new revisions
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Subpages (2): Mercurial Subversion