Git might replace Mercurial for Javas source-code management
See the original posting on JavaWorld
Developers participating in the evolution of standard Java may soon have a new source-code management system for the project, with the community set to investigate alternativesincluding Gitto the current Mercurial repository scheme.
The effort, dubbed Project Skara, is intended to help contributors to OpenJDK, including seasoned committers and relative newcomers, be more productive. Under Skara, alternative source control management and code review management options would be explored, with Git an option.