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re: Then maybe just do it on new repos going forward? I doubt I will go back and rename every repo I have going back ten years but I'm thinking for new...

And BTW, I am 56 and was recording music back in the day on analog "master" tapes so I get what you mean by master tape or master pressing for vinyl but I have no problem using main or trunk as a branch either...

 I'm thinking for new projects why not? 

Let's say a person is new to open source, he/she searches google for tutorials about how he/she can contribute to open-source projects. All the tutorials will have the master mentioned. This will be really confusing for them. If they are new to open-source and computer science In particular, This will surely be a pushback for them.

Actually I would say if this is confusing for them they may want to look for another career... This is about as trivial as things will get for a developer. I'm sure in their Google search they will see a few results that discuss the renaming of branches for this reason. :)

Let's say a person is new to open source, he/she searches google for tutorials about how he/she can contribute to open-source projects. All the tutorials will have the master mentioned. This will be really confusing for them.

Because nothing ever changes and we don't have any references to old and obsolete and failed-to-launch tech anywhere, amirite?

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