Mercurial is a distributed open source source control (also known as "version control") system written in Python for tracking and handling file modifications. Mercurial can be used as the version control system for Python projects.

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Mercurial is an implementation of the source control concept. Learn how these pieces fit together in the development environments chapter or view the table of contents for all topics.

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