[tz] changing "master" to "main" in tzdb development repository
steffen at sdaoden.eu
Wed Mar 17 14:40:41 UTC 2021
Robert Elz wrote in
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| 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.
Oh Mr. Robert Elz, i wholeheartly agree.
Thankful the master thesis still remains, and will not become the
mean main thesis. You know .. about the really important things..
|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)
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