WordPress is renaming 'master' to 'trunk' on Git repositories | WordPress Tavern

The debate around the common practice of naming the primary branch in Git "master" continues, but I thought the statement from WordPress had some interesting points. They largely mirror my own views – preferring the use of "trunk" – but they also point out that the term "main" has been used as an othering statement in some Eastern cultures (specifically Japanese is mentioned). As they put it:

Language is not always easy, especially when addressing a global community, each with their own terms that are possibly discriminatory.

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