[R-jobs] PhD & post-doc positions available on Open source software evolution studies (incl. the R ecosystem)
Ph|||ppe@Gro@je@n @end|ng |rom umon@@@c@be
Wed Aug 28 21:43:55 CEST 2013
On 28/08/13 20:12, Patrick Coulombe wrote:
> I wouldn't overthink it... it looks like it's an English-as-second-language
> issue. These folks seemingly come from a French-speaking university, and in
> French the masculine form is used when referring to a group made up of both
> genders; there is no gender-neutral equivalent to "they" in French. (This
> is less and less true in Canadian French, but this is irrelevant here.)
You got it. Absolutely no intention to discriminate on gender. Sorry for
the error in English. Of course, the position is open to everybody,
whatever the gender, the origin, the religion, etc, etc.
> 2013/8/28 A. Mani<a.mani.cms using gmail.com>
>> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:49 PM, A. Mani<a.mani.cms using gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Why is it sexist?
>> Sorry, that should have been 'gender discriminatory'
>> A. Mani
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