When the Node.js Foundation launched earlier this year as a method for overseeing the development of the Node.js project, the io.js group didn't join immediately. Kind of a big deal when a number of significant Node contributors are a part of io.js.
io.js TC just voted to join the Node Foundation.
— Mikeal Rogers (@mikeal) May 13, 2015
Today's vote means that Node.js and io.js projects will eventually merge, with all subsequent releases being called "node."
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