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Discussion on: What's a git tree?

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Jan van Brügge

It's not a tree, but a DAG (directed asyclic graph). Every tree is a DAG, but not every DAG is a tree

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Nic Hartley Author

Mathematically, yes, you're right, but git's documentation and users both refer to it as a "git tree", and talk about it with metaphors like branches.

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