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From Joseph Schaefer <>
Subject Re: KAM is not drunk was Re: Wristbands instead of stickers?
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2017 02:28:15 GMT
You still haven't addressed the political problem this org faces regarding even innocuous expressions
of support like this.  The fact is there isn't even unanimity among current board members
that there is a problem with the google manifesto or the individuals it damaged.

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> On Aug 10, 2017, at 10:24 PM, William A Rowe Jr <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 9:09 PM, William A Rowe Jr <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 8:10 AM, Kevin A. McGrail
>> <> wrote:
>>> <rant>
>>> And after the moron at Google decided girls should only get Barbie dolls, I'll
personally pay for a batch that says Code Like a Girl. Myrle if you have ideas of something
pithier that is broader, I am game.  Compute Like a Girl?
>> FWIW, a computer (computationalist) was a stereotype that there were
>> many smart people who could not engineer, but could perform
>> calculations. I don't think you want to go there.
>> [...]
>> This is the oldest reference I find to "Code Like a Girl" -
>> blog title. Someone else can
>> continue the crawl prior back before 2011, or simply ask :)
> I'm back in 2006 and continuing to time travel...
> Anyways, I don't see a reason to logo-ize this with an ASF feather.
> I do see a reason to borrow such a tag line for a specific inclusive
> initiative, as the ASF welcomes any good code and productive
> dev- dialog from anyone at all.
> I'm thinking of running a batch of "Hack Like a Girl" ribbons for the
> next PenguiCon, handing them out to everyone who who is proud
> to wear one. (A number of conventions have a very broad ribbon
> culture, beyond the speaker/sponsor/staff default choices.)
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