[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu4girls projetc

daiana heinrich xdaiana at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 30 23:44:53 UTC 2007

first of all: hello and sorry i'm interferring....

i'm Daiana and new into this group

and i'm a goth. but i see it the other way, i like
black and therefore identified myself with the goth
movement. and not the opposite way.

but: i don't like the way an idea (ok, maybe not
embraced by all of us) is criticized instead of being

well... associating girls with pink doesn't seem ok to
me, i hate pink too. that's the weak point of the idea
that started the discussion.

but the positive is: someone is making efforts to make
linux, especially ubuntu, popular. this deserves

so: why stuck on principles we can't change so easily?
just take that what we have and make the best of it!
in this very situation i'll rephrase: let us just not
argue ”why pink”, but, if it's necessary, use pink,
but give the girls, women, ladies etc. a start into
the linux world!

best wishes
--- Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:

> Op zondag 30-09-2007 om 18:49 uur [tijdzone -0400],
> schreef Danyelle
> Gragsone:
> > I don't use colors to make a statement.
> > Realistically the only time I see that happen is
> when people designate
> > a color for a gender.
> Erm, what about politics, sports, ...?  :P
> Sometimes even fans of a certain type of
> music/lifestyle (e.g. goths)
> use colours to make a statement about it.
> -- 
> Jan Claeys
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> ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com

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