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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: everyone's negative reactions to this are so revealing. if it truly wasn't a big deal to you what the word means, then you wouldn't be opposed to ...
 

Its just bollocks

people are offended with everything, and changing one term will not change anything.

fight for racial justice and equality should be fought on totaly different levels with laws, rules, courts and with knowledge.

 

People have been hurt by the terms we use for a lot of things for far longer than you've been aware of. That's the core issue here; there are people out there that have felt this for their entire lives.

Changing one term might not change anything, but being in software development you are probably aware that incremental improvements to a system accumulate in a large scale change of the system.

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