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Re: elpa.git and `new-master`

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: elpa.git and `new-master`
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 15:04:33 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean Louis <bugs@gnu.support> writes:

> git branch named "master" is not connected to any "slave" that I know
> neither in computing terminology neither in real world.

This is a common claim, but it's incorrect: The term originated with
bitkeeper, which was what Torvalds used before he wrote git.


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