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Re: rewording to avoid sexist language on debian page (fwd)

On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, 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.
> >
> > http://www.debian.org/doc/user-manuals
> 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.

This manual is for people new to Linux, to help such novices get
acquainted with their installation; or for Linux novices on a system
administered by someone else.


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