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had a dream last night that I bought a midi controller at a thrift store, good morning

good morning, last night I continued watching Canada’s Worst Driver, descending further into the Andrew Younghusband Cinematic Universe

good morning, Siri doesn’t know how to pluralize temperature degrees because it’s written by damn Americans and their damn foolish Fahrenheit :dont_at_me:

good morning; we put Dave's cat bed on the book case and he loves it


good morning, Canada got a new food guide and it includes hydration, so make sure you're hydrated!


it also includes tips like "cook more often", mindful eating, and awareness of food advertising

I feel like that's a cool step forward. It'd be more cool of ol' JT would just reform food advertising.

oh, but for market forces!

good morning, my umbrella broke on my walk to work : \

Good morning. I thought today would finally be the day that I quit Brooklyn-based politics irony podcasts. Alas,

good morning, here’s my new guitar

how do I know it’s mine?

it has my name on it 🤗

good morning, I just love Monday mornings because I get to catch up on all my emailsssssss

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ugh, we really need to get away from using master in this context :/


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@maloki @ashfurrow how about we just all agree to use upstream?

It's often the more accurate term, and it doesn't have any unfortunate history.

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@RandomDamage @maloki "upstream" is good, but is already used for another concept. Naming things is hard! We'll get there, though.

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@ashfurrow @maloki there's a little overlap, but I think it isn't too bad.

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@RandomDamage @maloki _I_ agree, but when trying to change the name of something that already exists, little things like this will get used to argue against the change. Programmers gonna programmer.

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@ashfurrow @maloki true.

All the more reason to just do the thing and let others follow or not ;)

But I chose that one specifically because it's already in use and close to the right meaning.

Beats the pants off what's been done to hacker.

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@RandomDamage Exactly this, I'm not here for having the arguments, I'm here to create change. We'll probably decide on something and then stick to it. Those who want to follow can, those who don't don't have to. @ashfurrow

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@maloki @RandomDamage I'm not playing devil's advocate – I like this change, too. I'm only saying that it's important to think about how we might get more people to follow us, how to persuade them.

People will tend to adhere to the status quo, and I think that considering how to win them over is an important part of creating change.

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@ashfurrow @maloki @RandomDamage Is "main" an option? "upstream" to me sounds like a remote.

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@uliwitness @ashfurrow @maloki upstream is used in distribution communities to refer to the original source of packages.

Main or trunk works for a primary repository fork.

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@uliwitness @ashfurrow @maloki @RandomDamage agreed, "main" works as a drop in replacement for "master".

If you're using release branching techniques you should be using stuff like "rel" anyways.
And if the repo is a site, "prod" and "staging" are often good default branch names.

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@ashfurrow @RandomDamage let's just get a few chosen white men to say it, without them arguing about it with others (and ignore those who do) and I think we'll be fine.

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