[tz] changing "master" to "main" in tzdb development repository
dmacq at erols.com
Wed Mar 17 15:20:10 UTC 2021
Agree. This is profoundly silly.
On 3/17/2021 12:19 AM, Robert Elz via tz wrote:
> Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 18:41:05 -0700
> From: Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org>
> Message-ID: <4ed87012-2167-44a0-583c-c1122625ea0a at cs.ucla.edu>
> I have no problem with the change (don't use git anyway), but
> | 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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