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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-discuss] [PATCH] CodingStyle: Inclusive Terminology
On Sun, 5 Jul 2020 at 12:12, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
>
> Hi Dave,
>
> On Sun, 5 Jul 2020 09:34:57 +1000 Dave Airlie <airlied@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, 5 Jul 2020 at 06:45, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sat, 04 Jul 2020 13:02:51 -0700 Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > +The Linux kernel is a global software project, and in 2020 there was a
> > > > +global reckoning on race relations that caused many organizations to
> > > > +re-evaluate their policies and practices relative to the inclusion of
> > > > +people of African descent. This document describes why the 'Naming'
> > >
> > > I feel a need to point out that racial issues are wider than just
> > > people of African descent ... Also, others have pointed out that
> > > slavery is not just restricted to those of African descent.
> >
> > The racial issues are wider than that, and even wider again I'm sure,
> > but in 2020 this is as good a place to start as any, and the trigger
> > as that sentence says was in 2020, there was a reckoning about it
> > mainly due to people of African descent. That trigger has had flow on
> > effects in other countries, but I'm not sure that sentence in any way
> > diminishes that, it's merely an introduction to why this change is
> > happening now.
>
> And reading it again in the (actual) light of day, I see you are right
> and I misinterpreted this.
>
> > As for the non-black slavery, others have never pointed this out
>
> (I did not say "non-black")
>

Sorry I misdirected what you said a bit, and I did misinterpret as
Australia also has it's own indigenous slavery issues,

I was trying to stop the "white slavery" is a thing crew from turning
up on this.

Apologies for accidentally implying something what you hadn't said.

Dave.

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