|Summary:||Do not used gendered pronouns|
|Status:||RESOLVED FIXED||QA Contact:||systemd-bugs|
|i915 platform:||i915 features:|
Description klausi 2014-10-24 09:43:25 UTC
Commit http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/commit/?id=989fc2c61cb3c5376bd8bff6b2cfba9e4d740ffc introduced gendered pronouns like "his" instead of the generic "their". We should not assume that users are male, since we are an inclusive community towards all genders.
Comment 1 Lennart Poettering 2014-10-24 10:08:11 UTC
Oh, my. What have I done? Changed in git.
Comment 2 klausi 2014-10-24 10:15:59 UTC
Cool, thanks! There is a small typo "... session of a user ends, ther user's systemd instance ...", should be just "the".
Comment 3 Lennart Poettering 2014-10-24 10:41:17 UTC
Fixed that too. Could you please pass the commit back to wherver you got your hints about this from (twitter?)? I really don't want all those people who are too lazy to check before they post a bug coming by here. Thanks!
Comment 4 klausi 2014-10-24 11:06:31 UTC
There are a couple of other places using "his" and "himself". Patch: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/17
Comment 5 Lennart Poettering 2014-10-24 11:23:49 UTC
any chance you can attach those as git-format-patch formatted patches here? the github UI apparently doesn't have a way how i can download something i can apply with git am? or am i blind?
Comment 6 klausi 2014-10-24 11:28:27 UTC
Just append ".patch" to a pull request :-) https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/17.patch
Comment 7 Lennart Poettering 2014-10-24 11:32:48 UTC
grrr, hidden feature, grrr.... lock-in ... grrr. anyway, commited. thanks.