Re: [Debconf-team] help needed for penta datamining
2014-03-26 17:32 GMT-04:00 Joerg Jaspert <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 13527 March 1977, Tássia Camões wrote:
> Be careful with the gender data in penta, it has lead to various
> discussions around it. Its a tri-value state, with true as male, false
> as female and unset as "undefined", and I sure don't need to explain how
> much this does not fit what many people think of it.
Thanks for your input.
Then my question is: Is there a safe way of using this data?
IMHO self proclaimed gender identity is a meaningful information and
the assessement of those statistics in Debconfs could contribute with
debate about diversity in Debian. This issue was raised in Barcelona
and I wonder if there would be another way of getting this data for
Then how can we proceed in next conferences so that we can safely make
gender information public afterwards?