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From "ASF subversion and git services (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-2248) Replace "master" and "slave" terminology
Date Wed, 28 May 2014 21:31:03 GMT

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ASF subversion and git services commented on COUCHDB-2248:
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Commit 11f726ec9e690abb5d40cdc77ee3860cbba4ff20 in couchdb's branch refs/heads/master from
[~kxepal]
[ https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=couchdb.git;h=11f726e ]

Use "single-master" technical term which inspired by RFC 3384

COUCHDB-2248


> Replace "master" and "slave" terminology
> ----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-2248
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-2248
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: Documentation
>            Reporter: Noah Slater
>            Priority: Trivial
>
> Inspired by the comments on this PR:
> https://github.com/django/django/pull/2692
> Summary is: `master` and `slave` are racially charged terms, and it would be good to
avoid them. Django have gone for `primary` and `replica`. But we also have to deal with what
we now call multi-master setups. I propose "peer to peer" as a replacement, or just "peer"
if you're describing one node.
> As far as I can tell, the primary work here is the docs. The wiki and any supporting
material can be updated after.



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