github, word replacing 

i'm fully on board with replacing 'slave' in technical contexts. some project replaced 'master/slave' with 'master/replica' which makes a lot more sense.
but github's replacing 'master' with 'main/primary' etc in the git repos which i always read as 'master copy', since it's data and not a role. it's going to confuse people for not much benefit.
but it's also removing whitelist/blacklist? what? this isn't oppressive or racist it's just words

github, word replacing 

but today i'll do a bit of research and see what people of color feel about this because the whole point of changing this is to make their life a teeny tiny bit better, so if it doesn't do that then i'm not going to bother changing things in my projects

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github, word replacing 

ayy @LunaDragofelis how do you feel about this?

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@jookia I don't personally care that much about it, but it seems to make other people happy, so I'm on board with it.

With regards to blacklist/whitelist, I think redlist/greenlist is a good alternative.

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@LunaDragofelis redlist/greenlist is kinda bad for color blindness

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@jookia it would just be a name, the lists wouldn't have to be differentiated on (visual) color alone.

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@LunaDragofelis why not name them based on actual things like allowlist/blocklist or alivelist/deadlist

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@jookia that's also a good idea.

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