71 minutes | Jul 12th 2020

git mv master main

GitHub's renaming master branch to main. Chris and Josey discuss the choice, other potentially charged terms in the IT world, the history of the words, and explore options.

TOPICS

  • Why change the core branch name?
  • What implications does this have on the IT world?
  • Is it too far, not far enough?
  • Is there something to be learned from this?

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