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Re: adding gender field on debian developer's database (from debian-devel)

On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 10:46:48AM +0200, Amaya wrote:
> Erinn Clark wrote:
> > Well, I don't think it's very relevant and neither do a lot of people
> > which is why it's unlikely to ever exist. 

> Agreed...

> > That said, I think it's mostly "interesting" from a statistical point
> > of view. IIRC, this is why it came up during the DW talk at all --
> > it's an easier way to gather statistics.

> Maybe women would gain visibility in a way, but the drawback would be,
> as already stated here before, that it would be a great db for
> harrasers.

I don't understand why so many people assume that such a field would be
public if it were added.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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