RE: he/she thread

Subject: RE: he/she thread
From: "McClare, Scott" <smcclare -at- neptec -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 14:43:18 -0500

Ed Gregory [mailto:edgregory -at- home -dot- com] said:

> How about delivering the documentation via Inter, intra, or extranet. Use
> cookies to identify users who prefer "he" or "she" or "the user" or "the
> person" or "the individual" or "h/she" or "s/he" or "he/she"
> or "he or she" or "they" or "y'all."
> Let them view or print the documentation in their own choice
> of personal pronouns.

Ah, democracy in action.

Unfortunately, it only works until one disgruntled employee decides that his
choice of personal pronoun is "John Smith, that lying @#&% of a CEO" and
runs a few copies off on the network printer closest to the executive
offices . . .

Take care,


Scott A. McClare - Technical Writer
Neptec Design Group Ltd., Kanata, Ontario, Canada
(613) 599-7603 x504
smcclare -at- neptec -dot- com

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