Why not rename master?

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There is a current trend to rename all master branches in Git to main or something similar. I’m reluctant to follow the trend. Why? I understand the idea behind, that it is a reminiscence to some of the master-slave relationship, and renaming master into something different is a sign of solidarity. So far so good and I could live with this. The issue is that there are more than one meaning to the word "master".

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