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Re: sexist language in debian instructions/documentation

on Tue, 03 Aug 2004 09:40:31AM +0200, Gaudenz Steinlin insinuated:
> P.S.: One example (german) of a unix-geek orientated association
> that has it's bylaws in the women-only form can be found at
> http://www.trash.net/verein/statuten.shtml. This change was proposed
> by a man and decided mostly by men. 

hey, that's cool.  there's a german way to do the unisex thing in
referring to gendered nouns -- die AktuarInnen, iirc.  or something
like that.  out of curiosity, does that construction sound as clunky
to a native german speaker as he/she appears to grate on some of the
native english ears here?


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