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Re: Revamping the profiles page?



On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 08:17:53AM +0100, Magni Onsoien wrote:
> project, and one for women who are DDs or in the NM process. The first
> will then serve to show who those DW people are and what they do for the
> project, while the other will be kind of more independent of the
> project, but will serve for visibility of women in Debian. There will be
> overlap, but not all contributors are women and not all women in the
> Debian project are or want to be contributors to DW.
> 
> Contributors of all genders are important to the DW project, but I also
> think it's very important to show who the females involved more
> "formally" in the Debian project are. The men (at least some of them!)
> are very easy to spot on mailing lists etc, but not all women in the
> project are active there - and certainly none are at the same activity
> level as certain men (not that that should be a goal...). And a female
> name or two don't stand out very much in a long list of authors in
> mailing lists, so it's good to have a place to find the women, too.

I (as a men) second Magnis proposal. I think it is very important to
have positive role models to include more women.

Gaudenz

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