Active discrimination, or feeling oppressed?
Posted Jul 28, 2009 2:26 UTC (Tue) by gdt
In reply to: Active discrimination, or feeling oppressed?
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It's also quite likely that many of them are on the asperger/autistic spectrum.
Spare me the pseudo-diagnoses.
Let's have a small thought experiment and kick out all people with Aspergers and autism from FLOSS projects. Do you think the result will be women-welcoming FLOSS projects a week later? Even a year later?
I suggest that our problems are not medical. If that were the case, they could be easily solved. I suggest our problems are social and behavioural, and changing those will take substantial efforts.
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