Re: Looking for women? - Something wrong with the numbers?

On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 23:28 +0100, Murray Cumming wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 23:21 +0100, Anne Østergaard wrote:
> > In my opinion the first smart Free Software community that understands
> > that freedom should be for more than 50% of the worlds population
> > (theoretically speaking) and that it should respect all its users and
> > would be users plus welcome and include newcommers will be the community
> > that everyone wants to belong to.
> Nobody here decided that freedom is only for men, so there's no need to
> persuade us that we are wrong to have decided that. If you have any
> practical suggestions to make involvement easier for anyone then let's
> hear them.

Nobody decided this. It just seems so to me according to the statistics
and my own experience. I am referring to Free Software and freedom to
have a say in IT matters and to be heard. 

And it did not occur to the GNOME society (or anyone else) earlier to do
anything about this fact which could have deep consequences for our
national and global society.


Anne Østergaard <anne oestergaard nu>

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