On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 6:55 AM Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> 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. Then you haven't been paying attention. I've been hearing complaints about this with regard to computing in general for literally decades.