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From: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
To: enh <enh@google.com>
Cc: mtk.manpages@gmail.com,
	"libc-alpha@sourceware.org" <libc-alpha@sourceware.org>,
	linux-man <linux-man@vger.kernel.org>,
	Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>,
	Carlos O'Donell <carlos@redhat.com>,
	Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>,
	Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>,
	Joseph Myers <joseph@codesourcery.com>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] Replacing "master-slave" terminology for pseudoterminals
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:16:55 +0200
Message-ID: <24960dff-1d54-b617-26ba-bad168e70ee8@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJgzZopP=O1cZ2M=3h6Q-X08+eVMPQE_zOCnsEjN=hUTHOkYwQ@mail.gmail.com>

Hello Elliot,

Thanks for looking at the patch.

On 7/29/20 6:31 PM, enh wrote:
> yeah, the old terminology was so non-obvious that reading through this,
> every change seemed like an improvement in clarity.
> 
> my only suggestion would be to consistently use tty_fd and pty_fd in the
> function signatures rather than just fd. (the presence or absence of 'p' in
> the function name is a clue, i hadn't picked up on that until i
> tried rewriting code to use pty/tty rather than master/slave.)

Yes, I've made that change now also.

> (aside: i was surprised by multiplexor rather than multiplexer, but grep
> says man7.org has 2 multiplexors to 1 multiplexer, so lgtm.)

Carlos also commented on this. I've changed it (and also
in other manual pages where "multiplexor" appeared)


Cheers,

Michael

-- 
Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Linux/UNIX System Programming Training: http://man7.org/training/

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-29 10:39 Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-29 10:47 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-30  4:06 ` Carlos O'Donell
2020-07-30  9:16   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-30 11:38     ` Carlos O'Donell
2020-07-30 20:35       ` enh
2020-07-31  7:48         ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-08-04 17:25           ` enh
2020-08-04 20:04             ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
     [not found] ` <CAJgzZopP=O1cZ2M=3h6Q-X08+eVMPQE_zOCnsEjN=hUTHOkYwQ@mail.gmail.com>
2020-07-30  9:16   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) [this message]

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