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[OT] master/slave debate in Python


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.