bugV.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms - Bugs: bug #48382, Definition of "GIT"


bug #48382: Definition of "GIT"

Submitted by:  Keith Thompson <kst>
Submitted on:  Sun 03 Jul 2016 12:45:09 AM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Oliver Heidelbach <ohei2>
Open/Closed:  Open

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Tue 05 Jul 2016 07:53:52 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thank you for pointing this out.

I will add the "(old term)" tag to the current GIT and add GNUIT for the next release.

Oliver Heidelbach <ohei2>
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Sun 03 Jul 2016 12:45:09 AM UTC, original submission:

V.E.R.A. currently shows the definition of "GIT" as
"GNU Interactive Tools (GNU)".

The term "GIT" is almost universally understood to refer to
the Git distributed version control system. The GNU Interactive
Tools are now referred to as "GNUIT".

The origin of the name "Git" itself is ambiguous; see
for discussion.

I would suggest that "Git" itself would be an appropriate
entry for V.E.R.A. The problem is that "Git" does not appear
to be primarily an acronym. I suggest that V.E.R.A. should not
limit itself to acronyms; it could cover things that are, or appear
to be, acronyms, initialisms, or other abbreviations.

Keith Thompson <kst>


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