[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] clock: rename: s/master/driver, s/slave/client

Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen hugo at beauzee.fr
Thu Mar 11 13:34:36 UTC 2021

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021, at 2:19 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> -1 on breaking the CLI and/or vlcrc compatibility as well.

On that I agree, and I'd be fine with keeping the old terms as deprecated in order to keep compatibility.

However, I'm definitely in favor of removing these terms from our codebase. So thanks to Thomas for submitting this patchset.

> Inclusivity is using simple English and well-known consistent terminology.
> Newspeak is elitist, and thus exclusive by definition. Exclusive of 
> people with a lesser command of English, of people who dislike 
> political correctness and the so-called cancel culture, and more 
> prosaically of people used the existing terminology (like myself).

I wholeheartedly disagree with that definition of inclusivity.

Now, picture me a pessimist, but I fear this kind of discussions, through public emails is not going to go smooth, but rather heat up quite quickly. I'm fine keeping this stashed until the next asso/technical meeting and discussing it then.

  Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
  hugo at beauzee.fr

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