Re: adding gender field on debian developer's database (from debian-devel)
On Wednesday 03 August 2005 18:54, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> It's easy and effective, when you do it right. A group is defined by
> the property you're talking about, and the world is divided into
> 'things with this property' and 'things without this property'. A
> classification of 'male or female' is invalid; it should have been
> 'male or not male' and 'female or not female', as two groups.
That's true of predicate calculus categories, but people categorize very
differently, at least according to Lakoff.
How many Unix hacks does it take to change a light bulb?
Let's see, can you use a shell script for that or does it need a C program?