Russ Allbery dijo [Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 10:03:20AM -0700]: > MJ Ray <email@example.com> writes: > > > 2. the continuing existance of the Debian Women mailing list illustrates > > one way the whole-project level still does not honour diversity and > > creates special spaces for some groups but not others. > > I just can't let this stand. > > Color-blindness is a myth. And gender-blindness is a myth. Both of them > are destructive myths that are used to cover up inequities by refusing to > talk about them on the grounds that we should instead be blind to the > ongoing problems, making both terms rather apt. > (…) Excellent wording. And just let me add a little remark to this (which is already known by everybody involved, but still…) debian-women is the name of the group that was created because of a specific problem Debian had, and has had quite a bit of success (if not so much numerically, behaiourally and culturally yes). But if debian-women as re-formed today, it would probably be called debian-inclusiveness or something like that. It just does not stop at welcoming women and making Debian a gender-agnostic place. And, guys and girls in d-women, you are for me one of the most inspiring, hard-working and most admirable parts of the project.
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