Posted by: Anonymous
on March 10, 2008 10:42 PM
Git is probably the safest bet in revision control today. It's user and developer base is huge. The Windows port is pretty good now (msysgit).
If you're starting a new project, or just putting a project in revision control, if you even consider cvs or svn, you're crazy. Mercurial and git (and probably bazaar) are reliable and widely used. You'll switch to one of them one day, so why not just skip the brain-damage step?
Don't let the "distributed" aspect of git or others scare you off. Git/hg/bzr is the best even for local config files and home directory backups. It's faster and better even if you don't use the distributed features at all.