Are most programmers male?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Aug 17 16:19:02 CEST 2002


In article <ajlag4$1cnj14$1 at ID-71831.news.dfncis.de>,
James Kew <james.kew at btinternet.com> wrote:
>"Bo M. Maryniuck" <b.maryniuk at forbis.lt> wrote in message
>news:mailman.1029229291.3186.python-list at python.org...
>>
>>Only some punky moms,
>>who absolutely does not care about own babyes still are programmers.
>
>Oh please: there's a counter-example to that in my own small
>office. Saying that to Patricia, who is a very good C programmer, a
>very good mother to two young kids, and a softly-spoken Christian,
>would get you a well-deserved punch in the mouth.
>
>Sterotyping women as illogical baby-factories hardly encourages them to
>enter computing. Our loss.

Yup.  Some of my earliest memories are of the gentle whirring of punch
card machines, from while my mother was working.
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