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why Git named so?

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Does anybody know why Git named so? If translate "git" to russian it sound like scoundrel.

posted Sep 7, 2013 by Garima Jain

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It was a play on words by Linux Torvalds. He says it was named after himself. Though their is no clear reason but check http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=git

answer Sep 7, 2013 by Deepak Dasgupta
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