I had no idea there were so many version control systems available. But it does make sense that there are. A text editor is an important tool for programmers, so it is no surprise there are a zillion of them. So I guess it should follow that in the quest for the perfect version control system, programmers have been busy trying to create the optimal tool for this difficult problem.
The subject of this blog entry refers to this specific comparison table which is just one set of the possible combinations possible. See the Version Control Blog comparison page to build your own table from a selection of 29 different version control systems. Have fun comparing your current system to the latest fair haired boy getting all the buzz.