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Discussion on: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?

 
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Pankaj Doharey

The word Craftsmen has nothing to do with gender it does mean -women aswell.
Craftswomen is not even a word in English.

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Graham Trott • Edited on

That's an unfortunate accident of the English language. It's not a problem elsewhere (mann/frau, uomo/donna, etc). Ask a computer and it would say "woman contains man so the former is more generic".

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Pankaj Doharey • Edited on

I think this isn't a fight we should be focusing on, there are much bigger battles to fight for gender equality, this kind of petty and surgical word picking just brings bad name to the whole issue, which so many feminists fail to understand.