Re: Replacing "master" and "slave" terminology

Subject: Re: Replacing "master" and "slave" terminology
From: "Abels, Marci A [NTK]" <Mercedes -dot- A -dot- Abels -at- sprint -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 08:48:34 -0500

I agree that master/slave is a good description, but, as pointed out here already, it will get in the way of good communication for some of the audience. I have used manager/contributor to describe this relationship.

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Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 07:12:17 -0500
From: "kelly keck" <kelly -dot- keck -at- imagine-one -dot- com>
Subject: Re: Replacing "master" and "slave" terminology
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Andrew wrote:

Excerpted from what I wrote the last time this subject came up on the

Leader Follower
Primary Secondary
Host Guest
Server Client
First Second
Central Peripheral
Major Minor
Principal Additional
Main Subsidiary
Superior Subordinate
Husband Wife


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