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Re: Just a single Question for the Candidates

On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 05:04:36PM -0500, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> > > I have never had a hostile experience with debian, but I still feel
> > > really unconfident when I interact with the debian community, even
> > > if it's only posting a bug report.  [...]
> Helen I hope you don't take this the wrong way but the problem isn't that
> you're a woman or nearly all Debian developers are male.  The problem is
> you are a flake.  [...]
> Vague fears of persecution are a sign of mental
> instability which can't be fixed by an operating system free or otherwise.

On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 06:59:57PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> I think there's something sexist there--not in you, but in her.  [...]

So, Helen is kind enough to summarise her views on why she doesn't
participate in the project as fully as she might, and she's called a
flake, mentally unstable and sexist for her beliefs.

Seems like all those responses do is demonstrate she was completely
rational and correct in the first place about Debian being unnecessarily


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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             Linux.conf.au 2004 -- Because we could.
           http://conf.linux.org.au/ -- Jan 12-17, 2004

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