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Re: Diversity statement for the Debian Project

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 04:40:58PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> On 12-03-27 at 03:45pm, Francesca Ciceri wrote:

> > Yes, I agree on accuracy. But please, note that "neurotype" - even if 
> > it hasn't scientific recognition as concept - is the way some people 
> > define themselves. And we must respect it.

> I favor what others have suggested: Completely avoid listing specific 
> kinds of diversities to avoid misinterpretation that we _favor_ being 
> non-diversive in certain ways.

> I don't mind listing some - but I fear the bikeshedding of which that 
> should then be.  You have "neurotype" as a favorite.  I can imagine many 
> having various favorites ;-)

I agree with Jonas here I'd also add that an enormous list of topics of
discrimination doesn't make for inspiring prose either, making the whole
thing seem like a bureaucratic exercise.

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