[Nut-upsuser] On retiring some terminology

Rusty Bower rusty at rustybower.com
Sat Mar 13 01:15:37 GMT 2021

I’m not a fan of secondary when there can be multiple secondaries 

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> On Mar 12, 2021, at 18:46, Dan Langille via Nut-upsuser <nut-upsuser at alioth-lists.debian.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2021, at 6:52 PM, Jim Klimov via Nut-upsuser wrote:
>> Hello fellow NUTs :)
>>   Some time ago an issue https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/issues/840 was raised, and with current work underway to publish a standard on NUT protocol it became more urgent - to retire the master/slave terminology from NUT configuration and documentation.
>>   I looked around for suitable synonyms, and for our primary use-case with upsmon roles - where it either manages an UPS by direct link and tells others to shut down ASAP, or is one of such shutdown agents being told what to do, words "manager" and "subordinate" seem neutral enough and reflective of the activities and relationship of these actors.
>>   Would native speakers or others better versed in the current dictionary of acceptable words please confirm if this choice is okay, or suggest better alternatives?
> What about primary and secondary?
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