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

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re: I’m opposed to the change for the following reasons: As stated by the author, Git doesn’t make use of the master/slave metaphor. A lot of systems...
 

The same reasons could also apply to the USB specification, which instead uses master-slave references since 1996 (USB 1.0 release). Forcing the USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) to rename "master" and "slave" respectively for that specific reason will start a new level of debate, not just whether the rename is necessary, but also whether the entire USB specification should be cancelled as it promotes "slavery" to the devices.

So yes, enforcing political correctness to the technology today can break everything because of a change that is made for the sake of change (without considering interoperability).

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