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Subject:Re: Sexism in the workplace From:CLoris <HARRIS -dot- CLORIS -at- IC1D -dot- HARRIS -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 30 Apr 1993 08:15:08 EST
I have to make clarification on my posting of the above subject.
1) I said the ideas were from my limited observation of tech writing
groups where I work. Kate, Jackie, and Joan I am sorry if you mistook
my female group example as being yourselves. The VSCS project's
baseline documentation team is composed entirely of women. Sorry if
there were any misunderstandings.
2) I may have misinterpreted the 'secretary syndrom' as being sexist
discrimination. I simnply wanted to see if any others had similar
observations that I have had concerning the gender composition of tech
I am not sexist; I evaluate people on their abilities and merits. I
am however suggesting the existence of a pattern and am querrying a
group of my peers for some professional and objective feedback.
harris -dot- cloris -at- ic1d -dot- harris -dot- com