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Re: Prefer non-gender specific pronouns

From: Oğuz
Subject: Re: Prefer non-gender specific pronouns
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2021 17:12:21 +0300

6 Haziran 2021 Pazar tarihinde Ilkka Virta <itvirta@gmail.com> yazdı:
> I do wonder, though, what the gender-neutral delusion here would be? That
> there exist women
> who use computers and Unix-like systems, and not just men? Even I know, in
> real life, some
> female Linux users, and while I haven't asked about shells, I expect they
> might use Bash at
> least to some extent. So I don't think it's unrealistic to accept the fact
> that not all users of Bash
> might be "he". That may of course have been different 30 years ago, but
> then, the times do
> change.

If that really is a problem that has to be addressed and not
bike-shedding, let's compromise and say "his/her" instead of "his" or

Though I don't think women who read the manual and burst into tears out of
oppression when they see "his" actually exist.


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