Opinion: Sexism is Alive and Well in Linux/FOSS

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 15, 2009 9:26 PM EDT
LinuxPlanet; By Bruce Byfield
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The official mythology of FOSS states that it is a meritocracy, and that only the code matters. The reality is not nearly so happy. On September 19th, the GNOME Foundation and the Free Software Foundation will host a mini-summit on women in FOSS. Will it do any good? How much of a problem is it really?

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In Response to: Sexism is Alive and Well in Linux/FOSS klhrevolution 68 3,659 Sep 22, 2009 3:24 PM
I really dont get it. :-? Microbiologist 47 2,687 Sep 19, 2009 3:38 PM
Open Source Movie Time. Bob_Robertson 11 2,033 Sep 17, 2009 7:22 PM

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