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From: Ames, Andreas (Andreas) (ames_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-06 13:38:57

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Jonathan Franklin
> Sent: Friday, July 06, 2007 7:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [boost] [IBD] Help request, A Woman's Point of View
> This is a huge problem industry-wide, not just w/ boost,
> which I personally
> would like to see fixed. AFAICT, no one currently knows how
> to solve the
> root problem, or even what the root problem actually is. If
> you can solve
> this, then a lot of universities and companies would probably
> be beating
> down your door for consulting help.

A few years back there was a (small) 'movement' within some OSS
projects to tackle exactly this problem.

To the best of my knowledge Debian was one of the first projects to
institutionalise female collaboration within the debian-women subproject,
see and
Unfortunately I don't know the current state of affairs.

Following those links you may find some further information.



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