[Foundation-l] Introducing a new mailing list

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 14:04:41 UTC 2006

Andre Engels wrote:
> 2006/12/5, Alphax (Wikipedia email) <alphasigmax at gmail.com>:
>>> 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?
> What the hell does that have to do with my remark???

"If a man says something in a forest but there are no women to hear it,
is he still wrong?"


Yes, putting all the women on one list and all the men on another is
/such/ a good idea. Then it doesn't matter what the men say, they won't
be offending any women, will they. </sarcasm>

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