Monotone is an entrant in the now-crowded field of source-code management systems. Taxonomically, it is most similar to Arch and Darcs, and is distinguished by its rigorously-specified semantics (including its merge algorithm) and its simplicity. A Monotone user checks work into, and updates from, a local repository, and synchronizes that repository on occasion with other repositories via an internet connection.
Written in C++ and depending on only a minimal set of libraries, the less common of which come packaged in the same source tarball, Monotone is fast, easily ported, and very actively developed.
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