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Re: Women in Debian

On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 07:54:09PM -0500, JoshNarins@aol.com wrote:
> If men in computers spent more time learning how to talk, dress,
> eat, bathe and dance they wouldn't creep out the women so much.
> Then the women would join and that would increase the average
> male engineer's chances a ton.

Nice theory.  Unfortunately, individual effort doesn't have much effect.
(Yes, I know that of which I speak.  Being recognized as one of the best
(some claim I'm _the_ best) argentine tango dancers in the area may have done
a world of good for my "chances", but I don't know of any women that have
considered going geek because of it.)

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