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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.


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