I'm not talking about being a jerk towards or anything like that. It is things like often being questioned why they're interested in computers. Hearing crap as "I'm probably not good in this as I'm a woman". Various women I've talked to have been discouraged in some way their entire lifetime.
In any case blujay's post is a response to GNOME's outreach program for women. We do not discourage anyone else from participating. We have other programs we participate in. As such, yes, I find it unreasonable. There is 0 reason to suddenly start talking that someones response might be appropriate for another program. That's like picking arguments as you go along. He was talking about this program.
I do understand the hesitation. I had huge doubts about this program. I also wondered for a long time why not to fix things at the source (technically, this feels like a workaround rather than fixing it at the root cause). But this program seems to work, and brings benefits *now*.
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