Links from 2022-09-26
So it’s long overdue that major libraries and services like GitHub are reconsidering the use of terms like “master” and “slave”. (Django actually replaced them six years ago to use more accurately descriptive terms.) Whether or not they are intentionally rooted in the metaphors of Black enslavement, the plain fact is that living people have clearly stated that the words make them uncomfortable. Our intent matters much less than our impact.