[tz] changing "master" to "main" in tzdb development repository
dpatte at relativedata.com
Wed Mar 17 15:47:16 UTC 2021
I am quite left wing, and even i find this silly.
I still call my son Master William. I like to believe he is a master of
his own destiny.
On 2021-03-17 11:20, Donald MacQueen via tz wrote:
> 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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