[erlang-questions] Fwd: Erlang Job for $5000 in Saint-Petersburg

Robert Virding <>
Fri Apr 27 15:38:52 CEST 2012


Actually the french might object to this seeing history has nothing to do with stories, either his or hers, but comes from the word "histoire". Of course they might just shake their head an pity us. And I would agree with them.

Robert

----- Original Message -----
> Just to follow your logic, "history" does not look politically
> correct. Should it be renamed into "herstory" or maybe "itstory" to
> be
> sure that nobody complains (even a small group of non traditional
> folks)?
> 
> ;-)
> 
> Best Regards,
> Dmitry >-|-|-*>
> 
> 
> On 26.4.2012, at 11.42, Francesco Mazzoli <>
> wrote:
> 
> >> I'm sorry, but I can't find where I've used the word "men" :)
> >>
> >> Actually men and women, elves and dwarfs are looked for, but no
> >> trolls,
> >> sorry ;)
> >
> > He's referring to the "his" by the end of the post, which is
> > nitpicking, also considering that English does not have an gender
> > "unspecific" possessive pronoun, and writing his/her each time is
> > annoying.
> >
> > Francesco.
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