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Re: Debian, lists and discrimination

On Sat, Aug 07, 2004 at 02:37:13PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> Selon Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org>:
> > who are saying that they want to get involved in Debian, but for various
> > reasons they don't feel comfortable doing so.
> Which are? Please post them here. If there are such problems in Debian,
> bringing them on ghetto'ed lists won't improve anything.

Don't think of it as a ghetto list. Think of it as a gateway list that
supplements, but does not replace, lists like -mentors. If you'd read the
FAQ[0] you'd see that this is a goal of the -women project.

> > There have been several places in which issues have been identified in the
> > NM process, by the people affected by it -- issues of not having any "feel"
> > for what really, actually goes on (hence Frank Lichtenheld's recent
> > description of his entry into Debian), and documentation which could be
> > clearer.  Is that a good enough start?
> Not it is not. It is not about discrimination, it is about political
> correctness in documentation written in English.

This is a small part of what -women is trying to accomplish.

 - David Nusinow

[0] http://women.alioth.debian.org/faqs/

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