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From "Vincent Bray" <>
Subject Re: proposed patch for ssl_intro.xml
Date Thu, 06 Dec 2007 11:44:42 GMT
On 06/12/2007, Lucien GENTIS <> wrote:
> In fact, it's not a gender problem ; sentence is :
> "for instance, an individual might have a personal certificate as well
> as one for their identity as an employee."
> "their" is plural and agrees with "an individual" who's all alone ; so
> "their" could rather be replaced by "his/her"

I believe the use of their to mean a singular unspecified gender
person is common and accepted, as in: each to their own.

Although I can see your logic, I think the rule you're applying here
is somewhere outdated.


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