Re: rewording to avoid sexist language on debian page
(hope you get this Martin, I can't seem to email you directly - it says
the domain is not found)
Martin Wheeler wrote:
On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Helen Faulkner wrote:
Could you please reword the sentence on the following webpage, to
remove the implication that a debian user will always be male.
This manual is for new Linux users, to help such users get acquainted
with Linux once they have installed it; or for a new Linux user on a
system which someone else is administering.
which obviates the ugly and irritating s/he, and avoids the cumbersome
he or she. (And its emphatically correct form: she or he.)
That is a good way to reword it, in my opinion.
Thanks Martin :)