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Re: avoiding the bias in vocabulary

From: Daniel Pocock
Subject: Re: avoiding the bias in vocabulary
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 21:30:55 +0000
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On 15/02/2020 21:11, Kaz Kylheku (gnu-misc-discuss) wrote:
> On 2020-02-15 09:56, Daniel Pocock wrote:
>> There are a lot of words used in various discussions today that have
>> some bias.
>> For example, the word /ban/ is quite disparaging to the victim.  Simply
>> using the word continues the bias.
> Note that this word is quite central in the "Code of Conduct" proposed
> on the
> disruptive, deceptive "" site.
> There's gonna be witch hunts if these brown shirt scoundrels have their
> way.

Using the word ban in a formal document is incredibly immature.

It implies that this is more like a WhatsApp group than an organization
of professionals.



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