[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[OT] master/slave debate in Python

On 24/09/2018 14:52, Robin Becker wrote:
> On 23/09/2018 15:45, Albert-Jan Roskam wrote:
>> *sigh*. I'm with Hettinger on this.
>> https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/11/python_purges_master_and_slave_in_political_pogrom/
> I am as well. Don't fix what is not broken. The semantics (in
> programming) might not be an exact match, but people have been using
> these sorts of terms for a long time without anyone objecting. This sort
> of language control is just thought control of the wrong sort.

All receivable arguments have been told already, thanks to Terry,
Steven, Raymond and others, who all managed to keep their capability to
think rationally after the motive of this bug report.

Hopefully we have competent core devs.