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From Dan Malm <...@one.com>
Subject Re: IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PEOPLE RUNNING TRUNK re: [Bug 7826] Improve language around whitelist/blacklist and master/slave
Date Fri, 10 Jul 2020 08:30:51 GMT
On 2020-07-10 10:19, Paul Stead wrote:
> How would you explain to a 5 year old why being on a "blacklist" is seen as bad and a
"whitelist" is seen as good?
> 

If all of computer science are supposed to be understood by 5 year olds
we're going to have much bigger problems to explain than blacklists...
But sure, I'll give it a shot.

You're afraid of the dark are't you?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blacklisting#Origins_of_the_term
The term has nothing to do with race.

-- 
BR/Mvh. Dan Malm, Systems Engineer, One.com

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