BIND Masters and slaves
enbewe at enbewe.de
Mon Jun 15 06:29:57 UTC 2020
Totally not BIND related, but in BDSM "top" and "bottom" are quite
widely used. So there is a non-slavery-related nomenclature there as well.
Am 15.06.20 um 00:53 schrieb Vinícius Ferrão via bind-users:
> ISC had a statement about it a time
> ago: https://twitter.com/ISCdotORG/status/942815837299253248
> You can now call primary and secondary zones. But the prevalence of
> terms are still master and slave. And I really hope this thing of
> changing nomenclatures doesn’t go any further due to political correctness.
> For the newcomers it’s not OK to break years of terms, software and
> documentation just because some people can’t handle terms like master
> and slave. Slavery still exists today and making the word disappear will
> not solve the issue.
> And you’re correct about the BDSM thing. It’s a waste of time, efforts
> and lines of code.
>> On 14 Jun 2020, at 19:38, Brett Delmage <Brett at BrettDelmage.ca
>> <mailto:Brett at BrettDelmage.ca>> wrote:
>> I just read
>> GitHub, Android, Python, Go: More Software Adopts Race-Neutral Terminology
>> The BIND 9.11 Administrator Reference Manual at
>> still refers to masters and slaves.
>> Is this ARM the most recent version?
>> Are there any discussions about changing terms?
>> Anyway, when one is talking abut BDSM^H^H^H^H BIND, "master" and
>> "slave" are the established terms, I believe?
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