[python-committers] RFC: Process to become a core developer
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Dec 7 13:11:14 EST 2017
On 12/07/2017 10:01 AM, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Note: I'm trying to avoid gender to be inclusive when mentioning a
> contributor by using "they" or "their". I'm not sure that it's correct
> in english, since english is not my first language. Is "they"
> acceptable to identify a single contributor, or is it restricted to
> the plural form (contributors)?
"They" and "their" have been used as gender-neutral, singular pronouns for centuries. It can sound odd to those of us
not accustomed to hearing it, but it is correct.
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