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From: Terje Slettebø (tslettebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-30 14:15:00

>From: "David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]>

> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > "Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >
> > > PC run amok
> >
> > No, you can't blame that on a malfunctioning PC. That was just me
> > being intentionally considerate.
> In this case, I suspect PC == Politically Correct. However, when talking
> about a specific individual, and not an anonymous person, I think it is
> quite
> appropriate to use the correct gender, if it is known. I suspect Victor
> would object to someone calling him a "her", and then ascribing any
> corrections to political correctness. ;)

I'm reminded of when Aleksey said (regarding the MPL paper, which uses
"she"), that "MPL user is "she" ". I was tempted to say "Name one." :)



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