December 8, 2003

Los Angeles: Defender Of Oppressed Hard Drives Everywhere

Posted in General at 12:32 am by Ian

Apparently, the County of Los Angeles has requested the end of using Master/Slave to denote hardware relationships.

It’s only a matter of time before we have to stop calling cables male/female.

BBSpot has some interesting suggestions as well.



  1. Kevin said,

    Damnit, I always thought the term “male gender transformer” was absolutely hillarious too. Well, at least they’ll never get rid of the “joystick extender”. =)

  2. Ian said,

    You can put links in, you know.

  3. Kevin said,

    You mean like this?

    P.S. It’s “male gender changer”, not transformer. I appologize for the error.

  4. Ian said,

    That’s why I like you, Kevin. You admit your mistakes and return to get the job done, no matter how trivial 😉

  5. Kevin said,

    And how!

  6. Philip said,

    Yeah, I didn’t even think about it. I guess I’m used to IM where it just becomes a link automatically.

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