Re: Replacing "master" and "slave" terminology

Subject: Re: Replacing "master" and "slave" terminology
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 20:32:55 +1000

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

Marci Abels wrote:
>>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

How's your logic? Consider these two statements:

a) Master/slave is a good description

b) It will get in the way of good communication for some of the

If both these statements are true, then the fault is clearly with "some of
the audience" -- not with the description.

Mike West
Melbourne, Australia


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