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Re: debian-women obscurity, was: Clarification about krooger's platform

Amaya <amaya@debian.org> wrote: [...]
> When I first became a developer, I found debian-devel frightening,
> hostile and very intimidating, I must admit this was not so because of
> gender issues. [...]

In fact, I suspect the correlation is not very strong.

> [...] more of a personal issue "ok, so there's the linuxchix, what's wrong
> with Debian?" 

linuxchix specifically exclude men from some meetings and
facilities. Absence of a similar group was a feature. It's a
shame that things deteriorated to the point one was created.

> [...] As there's is absolutely no seggregation in the debian-women
> environment, men can benefit, and I'm sure *do* benefit, from this
> wellcoming climate too. 

Is a bus with a whites-only section at the front segregated?

Really, it is simple to make the debian-women project not
segregated, but it seems clear from
that segregation is intended for some parts. Why wouldn't
profiling friendly male contributors help?

My Opinion Only: see http://people.debian.org/~mjr/
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