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Re: sexism

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 01:28:31 +0200
Message-ID: <CAM=Pv=Q+=-dGfQ7KMJ2vdD8Y2SvsBx-dNwZdevvPL0yJOOPhhQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: Amy van der Hiel <amy@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
I discovered a key word while I was ranting at Hixie and Anne on this
subject: Shelley is a diplomat, loudmouth yes, but trust? She deals
with a lot of demographics. If you give her tripe, there's not a lot
she can do.







On 23 May 2012 00:55, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com> wrote:
> No response means you accept the problems highlighted, discard, or are
> acting upon them?
>
> Cheers,
> Danny.
>
> On 13 May 2012 19:32, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com> wrote:
>> replying again. I wasn't very conscious when I posted first time.
>>
>> I've found Shelly to be a good canary in the mine, and gender issues
>> do appear a lot.
>>
>> For the w3c, I'd suggest shifting someone into a role like "community
>> liason" (bet that exists already). With the remit that if all the
>> stuff is coming from male-white-north-europeans, there might be bad
>> tracking. A statistician for heaven's sake, little fat guy from
>> Shropshire.
>>
>> Right now Shelley's claims of boys-own networks do actually stand.
>>
>> Tim, Shelley was bothered that you didn't respond to her. Directors
>> hat off, human hat on.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Danny.
>>
>> On 30 April 2012 18:33, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org> wrote:
>>> Danny,
>>>
>>> Any ideas about how to encourage and find good female leaders?
>>>
>>> Tim
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2012-04 -30, at 17:22, Danny Ayers wrote:
>>>
>>>> I was talking to Shelley Powers this afternoon. She rants a lot
>>>> against the WHAT-WG guys, submits patches, gets ignored. I did think
>>>> she was right about the w3c being blokish. I've come to the the
>>>> conclusion that the w3c should be girl-led.
>>>>
>>>> Just a suggestion.
>>>>
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>>>
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