You're wrong, but it doesn't matter. The only thing that really matters -- to anyone outside
those few of us mildly offended by being misrepresented -- is that the idea, and some
implementation of it, is now spreading like wildfire.
The fact that git didn't invent the idea is one of those easily-overlooked juicy details lost
in history. It has technical and political momentum to dominate, so ... run with it.