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Re: DEP-14: renaming master to main?

On Mon, 2020-06-22 at 22:13 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> For a while I'd thought that it was relatively harmless in comparison
> to
> full-blown uses of master/slave metaphors, but I saw some analysis of
> the history recently that pointed out that git got it from BitKeeper
> which did in fact use a master/slave metaphor [1].

> [1] https://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2019-May/msg00066.html
You might be interested in [2] as well.  Speculation is often wrong.

  [2]: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2020-June/msg00023.html


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