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

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Wed Mar 17 14:40:41 UTC 2021

Robert Elz wrote in
 <22243.1615954740 at jinx.noi.kre.to>:
 |    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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