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> In addition to the above, if a major revision is made to pty, I'd suggest also addressing the issue of "master/slave" terminology

In bpo-34605, I chose to leave the pty module unchange since it *seems* like "master_fd" and "slave_fd" is part of the API. See my rejected PR 9100.

More recently, I discussed with a glibc maintainer who is open to change the openpty() manual page to avoid "master" and "slave" terms.

In fact, these terms are not part of the API. They are just variable names in a manual page.

"parent" and "child" terms would work here. I'm not sure of the exact relationship between the two file descriptors.
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