On 29/06/2020 11:31, Steve Holden wrote:
If I am being oversensitive it is perhaps because I have trodden in these waters before, and have frequently been surprised by what other people find distasteful or offensive. I do not necessarily require my opinions to be thought reasonable, even by other reasonable people.
I don't think you are being insensitive, I too found that commit message offensive. Personally I think equating standardised English -- specifically Strunk and White -- with racist supremacy is itself a racist remark which should not have been made.