[Foundation-l] Introducing a new mailing list

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 13:55:09 UTC 2006

Andre Engels wrote:
> 2006/12/5, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com>:
>> You are absolutely right that what is damaging to the community should
>> not be allowed. What you fail to do is show why and how the community is
>> damaged. It is far easier to show how our community will be strengthened
>> by the Wikichicks. Assumptions are the mother of all fuck-ups.
> Our community is strengthened by having the Wikichicks be part of it, tell
> everyone their opinions and help on Wikipedia and the other sites along with
> the others. It is not strengthened by putting them on a separate list so
> they hear noone and noone hears them. Having them do their thing and us do
> ours is an option. But it's a much worse option than actively working
> together.

If a man makes a sexist remark on a mailing list but there are no women
to hear it, is he still a misogynist?

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