DevRespectOps: Removing Harmful Language from Jenkins and CloudBees CI

As you know, the IT industry has its share of offensive terminology that has been around for decades like whitelist (now allowlist), blacklist (now denylist), master (now controller or built-in, depending on the context), and slave (now agent). For more information on this topic, watch this session from DevOps World 2021 with Sara Gawlinski, Thierry […]

As you know, the IT industry has its share of offensive terminology that has been around for decades like whitelist (now allowlist), blacklist (now denylist), master (now controller or built-in, depending on the context), and slave (now agent). For more information on this topic, watch this session from DevOps World 2021 with Sara Gawlinski, Thierry Wasylczenko, and Angélique Jard: DevRespectOps: Removing Harmful Language from Jenkins and CloudBees CI. What We’ve Done and What We Will Do We are proud to say, in our latest release of CloudBees CI (2.319.1.5), we have removed the deprecated terminology from the browser UI, documentation, and help text within CloudBees Continuous Integration (CI), Event Listener/Logs, and CloudBees Assurance Program plugins—and we have made various contributions to Jenkins that retain this new standard of terminology.
Source: CloudBees