[R] [EXT] Re: Inappropriate color name
r@|ner_krug @end|ng |rom |c|oud@com
Fri Nov 20 12:24:33 CET 2020
Could we please stop this thread here? Please take any further discussions off-list, or we would need an R-chat list for these kind of discussions (I would subscribe, though).
> On 20 Nov 2020, at 11:28, Charles Novaes de Santana <charles.santana using gmail.com> wrote:
> The fact that for the first time we have so many messages in this group is
> proof that the question asked by Lainey is appropriate and necessary.
> No language is static, they evolve thanks to discussions like this.
> Remember that github stopped using the term "master" to describe the main
> branch of a repository for example.
> I wonder what would happen if there was a color named "redneck" instead of
> On Fri, 20 Nov 2020 at 10:37, Marc Roos <M.Roos using f1-outsourcing.eu> wrote:
>>> name since it conveys the wrong indication of its purpose. But the
>>> word 'racist' in itself is not offensive. The act of being racist is
>>> offensive and wrong. Purging the word 'racist' won't help rid the
>>> world of racism.
>> Indeed, if you would go down this road, where does it stop? You would be
>> eligible getting discussions why the female species is described with a
>> longer word than the male. Why is there even a 'man' part in 'woman'. I
>> can bet there are man and woman finding this offensive!!!! ;)
>> What do you think about these symbols for male and female? Should be
>> changed also, this male is now pointing up to heaven = good, and female
>> pointing down to hell = bad? ;)
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> Um axé! :)
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