[mythtv-users] The historical roots of our computer terms

LsrsuitLry at yahoo.com LsrsuitLry at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 7 16:13:24 UTC 2020

> On Jun 6, 2020, at 12:05 PM, Calvin Dodge <caldodge at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's a stupid tweet, and I will not comply.
> Calvin
>> On Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 7:42 AM Ian Evans <dheianevans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Food for thought from the co-author of OAuth and oEmbed. How easy would it be for MythTV menus and docs to refer to primary and secondary backends for example?
>> Leah Culver (@leahculver) tweeted at 11:32 PM on Fri, Jun 05, 2020:
>> I refuse to use “whitelist”/“blacklist” or “master”/“slave” terminology for computers. Join me. Words matter.
>> (https://twitter.com/leahculver/status/1269109776983547904?s=03)
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Calvin, thank you for being so brave. To have the courage to stand up to someone who has said, “This terminology is hurtful to some, could you consider maybe changing the words you use?” with a resounding, “No, you’re stupid, and I absolutely will never change!” must take such amazing courage. I appreciate you doing your part to keep us all safe from the tyranny of treating people with kindness and respect, sir.

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