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    17     17   [https://git-scm.org|Git] version control system like everybody
    18     18   else.
    19     19   This article attempts to answer that question.  Also,
    20     20   in <a href="#getthecode">section 3</a>, 
    21     21   this article provides hints to Git users
    22     22   about how they can easily access the SQLite source code.
    23     23   
    24         -<h2>Revisions To This Article</h2>
           24  +<h2>Edits</h2>
    25     25   
    26     26   <p>
    27         -Less than 24 hours after first publication, the original text
    28         -of this article was being
    29         -[https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16806114|hotly debated on Hacker News],
    30         -and was rebuked for inaccuracies, distortions, and
    31         -exaggerations.
    32         -The version you are now reading is a re-write that
    33         -attempts to correct those problems and to use a softer
    34         -and less confrontational tone.
           27  +This article has been revised multiple times in an attempt
           28  +to address concerns and misgivings and to fix inaccuracies
           29  +identified on
           30  +[https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16806114|Hacker News]
           31  +and on
           32  +[https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/8c2niw/why_sqlite_does_not_use_git/|Reddit].
    35     33   
    36     34   <h1>A Few Reasons Why SQLite Does Not Use Git</h1>
    37     35   
    38     36   <p>
    39     37   One could summarize the reason why SQLite does not use Git in
    40     38   a single sentence:  The lead SQLite developer finds Git to be
    41     39   unpalatable.  If you like Git and want to use it, that's great.
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   177    175   which is that it is "distributed".  There are various free
   178    176   alternatives to GitHub, such as GitLab, but those too have
   179    177   a lot of dependencies and require a lot of server setup.
   180    178   
   181    179   <p>
   182    180   In contrast, Fossil is a single standalone binary which one
   183    181   installs by placing it to $PATH.  That one binary contains all
   184         -the functionality of core Git and also GitHub or GitLab.  It
          182  +the functionality of core Git and also GitHub and/or GitLab.  It
   185    183   manages a community server with wiki and bug tracking, provides
   186    184   packaged downloads for consumers, login managements, and so forth,
   187    185   with no extra software required.
   188    186   
   189    187   <p>
   190    188   Less administration means that programmers spend more time working
   191    189   on the software (SQLite in this case) and less time fussing with