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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] t/test-terminal: avoid non-inclusive language
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 17:34:05 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2009201733510.5061@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqo8m5v2g9.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com>

Hi Junio,

On Wed, 16 Sep 2020, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> writes:
>
> > "Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
> > writes:
> >
> >> From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
> >>
> >> In the ongoing effort to make the Git project a more inclusive place,
> >> let's try to avoid names like "master" where possible.
> >
> > The two sides of a PTY are called 'master' and 'slave', and I
> > understand there is a push to move away from these words, but
> > calling one side with an invented name that is used by nobody else
> > in the context of talking about PTY, while keeping the word used to
> > call the other side, would lead to confusion.
> >
> > A better change is to drop "master_" altogether without replacing
> > the word with anything, and call them just "input", "output" and
> > "error".
>
> If we really want to use a replacement word for 'master' instead of
> just dropping, I may be inclined to suggest 'parent', in the hope
> that PTY implementors will start following what Python folks are
> doing, at which time they will give us a synonym for 'slave' method
> called 'child' we can use.

Good idea!

Thanks,
Dscho

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-21 20:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-16 18:10 [PATCH 0/5] Inclusive naming, part II Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-16 18:10 ` [PATCH 1/5] fast-export: avoid using unnecessary language in a code comment Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-16 21:05   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 18:10 ` [PATCH 2/5] t/test-terminal: avoid non-inclusive language Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-16 21:05   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 21:25     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-20 15:34       ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2020-09-21 21:12         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 18:10 ` [PATCH 3/5] t3200: avoid variations of the `master` branch name Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-16 21:11   ` Jeff King
2020-09-16 22:28     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 22:39       ` Jeff King
2020-09-20 15:43         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-21 21:26           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-16 18:10 ` [PATCH 4/5] tests: " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-16 18:10 ` [PATCH 5/5] t9902: avoid using the branch name `master` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:01 ` [PATCH v2 0/5] Inclusive naming, part II Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:01   ` [PATCH v2 1/5] fast-export: avoid using unnecessary language in a code comment Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:01   ` [PATCH v2 2/5] t/test-terminal: avoid non-inclusive language Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:01   ` [PATCH v2 3/5] t3200: avoid variations of the `master` branch name Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:01   ` [PATCH v2 4/5] tests: " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:31     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-26  4:20       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-21 22:01   ` [PATCH v2 5/5] t9902: avoid using the branch name `master` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-21 22:35     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-26  4:25       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-21 22:24   ` [PATCH v2 0/5] Inclusive naming, part II Jeff King
2020-09-26  4:29     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-27  8:45       ` Jeff King
2020-09-26 21:04   ` [PATCH v3 " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:04     ` [PATCH v3 1/5] fast-export: avoid using unnecessary language in a code comment Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:04     ` [PATCH v3 2/5] t/test-terminal: avoid non-inclusive language Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:04     ` [PATCH v3 3/5] t3200: avoid variations of the `master` branch name Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:04     ` [PATCH v3 4/5] tests: " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:04     ` [PATCH v3 5/5] t9902: avoid using the branch name `master` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 22:21     ` [PATCH v3 0/5] Inclusive naming, part II Junio C Hamano
2020-09-30 22:34       ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:57         ` Junio C Hamano

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