In an effort to align with one of our core company values, equality, we have changed terminology to be more inclusive where possible. Because changing terms in code can break current implementations, we maintain the current terminology in the following places:
Tableau APIs: methods, parameters, and variables
Tableau CLIs: commands and options
Installers, installation directories, and terms in configuration files
Variables.PT_server_long) (we plan to make changes to non-inclusive terminology in the web interface, error messages, and related documentation soon.)
Third-party systems documentation
For more information about our ongoing effort to address implicit bias, see Salesforce Updates Technical Language in Ongoing Effort to Address Implicit Bias on the Salesforce website.