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Re: Male teaching methods? - was: Re: Women in FOSS at OSWC II

Hi Steve,

<quote who="Steve Langasek">

> So what word would you use instead of "typical"?  I don't think it helps
> address problems of equality to stigmatize the vocabulary needed to
> describe statistical realities, either.

What? I wasn't stigmatising anything. I wasn't saying typical or atypical is
good or bad, I was suggesting that we are just women, and not strange
because of our technical interests. I was suggesting that tying to say that
women who aren't into techie foo are typical is already drawing a line that
doesn't need to be drawn.


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