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Discussion on: GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

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Damien Cosset

Yes. I am reflecting on the harm I have done so far. There are a lot of things that are wrong with the way I approach this issue and how I used my privilege.

You are right. And I have a lot of work to do to get better. Wish I had understood that earlier.

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Ben Calder

Well we Europeans have a long and sorry history that gave us that privilege, and our education systems are designed to preserve it; so it's inevitable that we make mistakes.
Let's see if Git can follow up the gesture with something more meaningful...