Re: women in debian
On 17-Nov-2000 David Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 04:03:51PM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
>> my experience in the CS world is that women find hacking on minutiae
>> because it is fun quite boring actually. Most of them are more of the
>> "does it work, good enough". As I said, this is from my own college and
>> work experience. Men in computers seem willing to devote hours to
>> trivial matters or work hard and long while many bitch and complain. Few
>> women in computers I have met cared.
> This actually sounds to me like a fairly good description of the
> distinction between a hacker and a non-hacker. Most male programmers I
> know don't fit this description either.
indeed, I also presume that any debian devel who is serious is a hacker as
well. otherwise they are just packaging something to make it easier on them
and getting no real joy from it.