Re: Antwort: "master" and "slave" banned in Los Angeles County

Subject: Re: Antwort: "master" and "slave" banned in Los Angeles County
From: Kat Nagel <mlists -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 10:44:10 -0500

Bruce Byfield wrote:
[...] the County of Los Angeles is asking hardware vendors not
to use "master" and "slave" in their documentation:

I wonder - what's going to happen to the university degree predsently
called "Master"? ;-)

As in Master of Science? I suppose that it will still be OK until the current Bachelors degree is renamed Slave of Science. At that point, the pair of titles will come under the LA ban.
Kat Nagel
who, as a recovering chemist, has long believed that Slave of Science accurately describes the normal career of persons obtaining that degree and not following it with an MS or PhD.




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