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GitHub replaces racially charged software terms: Impact of Black Lives Matter Movement

As the Black Lives Matter Movement spurred many actions in the Tech Industry, GitHub an open code hosting platform is working on replacing racially-charged language, by working on the removal of terms that represent slavery such as 'Master' and 'Slave' into 'Main/Default/Primary' and 'Secondary'. It also replaces words such as 'Blacklist' and 'Whitelist' into 'allow list' and 'deny/exclude list'.

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 05:09 PM / by D. RamaKrishnan

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