__/ [ nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ] on Monday 01 May 2006 21:57 \__
> We need more women Linux advocates. Most of the "women" here are
> wintrolls, lately from yahoo.com.
No, that's just flatfish nymshifting. Sometimes, especially when threads are
crossposted, women from the Windows newsgroup voice their opinons as well.
It's not just Open Source. There is a general computer science apathy among
women. A 'hackers'-type community is even less welcoming.
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| ...they are more likely to be dissuaded from pursuing computer science
| if they are exposed to an unpleasant environment, bad teaching, and
| negative stereotypes like the image of the male hacker.
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