[tz] changing "master" to "main" in tzdb development repository

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Wed Mar 17 14:44:20 UTC 2021

Robert Elz via tz said:
>   | Because the word "master" has negative connotations in English,
> No, it doesn't.    The issue is more that no-one wants to work on
> any of the real issues, which are hard, but changing the words people
> use is (or can be) relatively easy, so it is attractive to do that,
> rather than anything hard, and one can claim to have made progress,
> when absolutely nothing that matters has changed.

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