Re: Questions and comments regarding Debian Women
On 21 April 2011 22:30, Tássia Camões <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 2011/4/21 Erinn Clark <email@example.com>:
>> We do not need your technical help. There are plenty of women on this list who
>> are technically competent enough to implement the ideas listed so far, but we
>> are listing them with the hope of getting new *women* involved. You can help by
>> stepping aside.
> Even if it is true that many of us are capable of doing such a task,
> *in my point of view* we should not put anyone aside if this person is
> willing to help. All in all, our main goal should be the same: *to
> make debian better*, and this kind of behaviour plays against it.
I'm not sure. I think Erinn is probably right. While the goal of DW
might be different for different people, I think Erinn made a valid
point that its primary goal is to involve women, not to technically
improve Debian; that should only be a secondary goal. The rest of
Debian is already busy with that, and doesn't need specialised help
for it. A guy then doing that sort of work could be counterproductive
to that goal. Anyways, looks like Lesley has already stepped up to
And I obviously like the sound of my own typing too much and will STFU
now like Erinn suggested. :-)
- Jordi G. H.