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re: Github is replacing the word master to avoid slavery references. Deal with it. VIEW POST

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I personally think it's a stretch to connect the word Master with the whole Master/Slave concept in tech.

Clearly you've never dealt with IDE hard disk configuration. You can have two disks on one controller. One is designated "master" the other "slave".

This is the first link that comes to mind, and I'm certain there are others.

Here's another example, check the definition of the verb "slave".

 

That’s cherry-picking from the quote. It was about git specifically, not the usage of “master” across tech generally. Here’s the quote without the first sentence omitted:

There's no slave model in Git. I personally think it's a stretch to connect the word Master with the whole Master/Slave concept in tech.

 

That's fair. I misread what was said the first time.

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