[Rspamd-Users] Is RSPAMD racist?
redrob at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 09:23:59 UTC 2020
Yes, it seems the terminology has not yet been defined. Like the old days
of VHS or BETA, which will win over?
Seems both Microsoft and Google will be Allowlist and Blocklist.
I think the UK government is going with slightly different terminology.
First your monuments, then your breakfast condiments, now your email
security software. You are always offending someone... :-(
On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 12:16 PM Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net>
> On 2020-06-22 23:37, Rob Gunther wrote:
> > We received our first complaint today about RSPAMD being racist.
> > Apparently using the terms whitelist & blacklist are offending people.
> > Is the industry that are currently using the terms whitelist & blacklist
> > moving to other terms? Something that people find less offensive these
> There was a topical recent discussion on the Postfix mailing lists. The
> terms "Allow list" and "Deny list" were suggested as replacements.
> In my field, databases, "master" and "slave" are similarly deprecated
> and are being replaced by "primary" and "replica".
> Phil Stracchino
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