[Techtalk] Politeness and the purpose of Techtalk
Jaroslaw Fedevych (UALUG
jaroslaw at linux.org.ua
Sun Oct 31 05:31:47 EST 2004
On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 01:21:45PM -0500, Piglet wrote:
> Hmmm, it seems to me that every time this discussion comes up, it's about
> the list having gone thru a bit of time where the answers have started to be
> either *mostly* by men or *mostly* by one man.
> I don't think anyone's said squat about a serious proposal of "men are not
> allowed to answer questions."
> Let me put it this way: there is a social pattern in the world outside Chix
> that's been around for hundreds and thousands of years:
> "you dumb little women can ask questions and we big strong men will answer
> them for you."
I have a dream... That I will wake up one day, and will be valued for
what I do/say/don't do/don't say and not basing on my gender... Except,
well, for dating and other stuff where it really matters. :)
(One more sigh ... )
X Windows: If it starts working, we'll fix it. Pronto.
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