Women : was: Re: Logo

Jan Schaumann jschauma at netmeister.org
Thu Dec 21 16:12:50 UTC 2000

Alessandro Rubini <rubini at gnu.org> wrote:
> > Just b/c we said "a woman riding on a gnu" - how is that sexist? Europa
> > happens to be a woman, nothing we can do about it. And noboy ever said
> > that she would have to be naked or anything, so I really don't see
> > anything sexist about it.
> Since it's me who brought up all of this, I must explain my point.
> Europa is a woman, and I said "I generally like the idea". I only
> raised the sexist issue because Georg Jakob suggested she could be
> particularly sexy (quoting someone, maybe Pennac, I can't tell).
> While I noticed he was not serious about that, I thought the idea
> was worth commenting on.
> > Quite frankly, I think people gotta relax a bit on the political
> > correctnes.
> I don't  like calling it "political correctness", as most often
> p.c. is hypocritical at best :)

Full Ack to everything.

> /alessandro, hoping not to distract readers from Georg's update

yeah, right - nice job trying to get everybodys attention! ;))


Jan Schaumann <http://www.netmeister.org>

 $ ^How did the sex change^ operation go? 
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