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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.


I suggest:

  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 :)


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