also sprach Herman Robak <email@example.com> [2006.06.10.1423 +0200]: > As to why I am writing this; I would like to anticipate some > "anti-patterns" before things get ugly. d-w needs to get as > broad a part of Debian as possible to embrace the influx of > women, not just silencing whoever voicing the angst they might > have about it. We guys need to hear what's in it to us, and > believe it. To paraphrase the CEO of a very rich company: > "motivation! motivation! motivation!" "developers! developers! developers!" This ties in with what I've said to some of the d-w founders in Helsinki: it's time for women to make a move to *all* the other mailing lists and channels. I am only one of the many (male) people whom I expect will support you. And with that I mean tell others off for inappropriate behaviour, in public or private as appropriate, or even flame them to hell, unless, of course, you'd like to handle that yourself. :) -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> : :' : proud Debian developer and author: http://debiansystem.info `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system for years, we have thought that a million monkeys typing at a million typewriters would eventually produce the complete works of shakespeare. today, thanks to the internet, we know this is not true.
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