[UbuntuWomen] Some will never learn...

Caroline Ford caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 28 21:27:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 09:58 -0500, B.A. Lopez wrote:
> Yes, just b/c you don't see it or experience it personally doesn't  
> mean it's not happening.  And much of it is subtle and subject to  
> personal/cultural differences so there are those issues as well.
> Here's tip for any worried about blogging.  Since I use Live Journal  
> and don't have access to those server logs I often include a 1 pixel  
> by 1 pixel blank "test image" or even an incorrect image reference to  
> my own domain.  i.e. in the html of the post I'll add  an image link  
> to "<img src="http:/mydomain.com/test.jpg" width="1" height="1">".   
> This generates an error in my server logs as well as recording the IP  
> and machine info.   This is how I discovered my ex-boyfriend was  
> reading my LJ and so I quickly started locking more posts to friends- 
> only. . . or in some cases sent out some misinformation just to mess  
> with his head.  ;-)
> Dinda
> On Mar 27, 2007, at 1:49 PM, Matt Good wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-03-27 at 13:12 -0400, Elizabeth Bevilacqua wrote:
> >> On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 01:01:52PM -0400, Matt Good wrote:
> >>> On Tue, 2007-03-27 at 08:03 -0400, Elizabeth Bevilacqua wrote:
> >>>> The terrible thing about our ignoring it all is while we're  
> >>>> toughening
> >>>> our skin and ignoring these people, another woman walked away from
> >>>> Ubuntu and nixternal and Matt Good haven't a clue why.
> >>>
> >>> Sorry, I don't read nixternal, so I don't know what incident you're
> >>> referring to.  Maybe I'm just naive, or I don't subscribe to the  
> >>> mailing
> >>> lists and blogs where this kind of stuff happens.
> >>
> >> I was just using the two of you as good guy examples - you both  
> >> replied
> >> to this thread with similar comments about how "guys don't know  
> >> this is
> >> going on" :)
> >
> > Heh, I misread that and didn't realize nixternal was a person (Rich
> > Johnson as I now see in the thread history); email can so easily  
> > lead to
> > misunderstandings :).  Reading this and the Kathy Sierra post I am
> > realizing I'm probably naive about this happening in parts of the OSS
> > community since it's not something I've seen, particularly not on the
> > level of what's happened with Kathy.
> >
> > -- Matt Good

Oh I've just been asked to leave the Ubuntu-UK planet because of my
language. The comment referred to my "recent reaction to an email on the
ubuntu-uk's mailing list." (complaining about a sexist joke).

I'm naturally removing myself from the Ubuntu Uk planet - I don't see
why I should make themselves look more diverse than they actually are.


There was only one woman in Ubuntu-UK (yes that's right, the whole of
the UK), now there will be none.


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