[erlang-questions] Announcing Erlang.org Code of Conduct

Gordon Guthrie gguthrie@REDACTED
Mon Mar 16 14:24:17 CET 2015

Seriously, women saying "I don't want to wear a T-shirt which gives men an
excuse to stare at my tits" isn't puritanism.

Its not that hard.


On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 1:09 PM, Anthony Ramine <n.oxyde@REDACTED> wrote:

> Le 16 mars 2015 à 09:53, Gordon Guthrie <gguthrie@REDACTED> a écrit :
> > Started looking at other things like T-shirts. We all knock out swag
> t-shirts. Turns out women won't wear boxy 'unisex' t-shirts except as
> pyjamas - and they won't were t-shirts with slogans across the breast.
> >
> > As part of the Mostly Functional conference I was working on an
> Erlang-to-Javascript called LuvvieScript - I thought it would be cheery to
> have a t-shirt that had across the chest:
> > ./rebar make_luvv
> >
> > Needless to say when I asked female friends about it they pointed out it
> was an unwearable perv magnet - walking invitation to creeps. Erk! Scrapped
> that plan and that t-shirt.
> >
> > We produce conference swag that is unwearable by female members of our
> community - not really welcoming.
> In which puritan world do you live in? I don't want to work in that world.
> I suppose any anecdotes I could present to oppose that one will be
> dismissed under the pretext that I don't understand that problem.
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