Re: ~/.gender and $GENDER
On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 05:14:58PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> I propose the following spec/plan:
> - ~/.gender file is a shell script that exports GENDER variable.
> - adduser creates that file when adding a new user.
> - so does d-i.
> - We modify the default bashrc script to source ~/.gender if it exists.
> - $GENDER variable is available to be checked from anywhere (typicaly gettext).
It would also be necessary to modify some schema files to specify the
gender in LDAP. But I think the idea is basically good, altough I think
it's possible to write gender neutral.
.''`. Mario Iseli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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