help!!!

Andreas Waldenburger usenot at geekmail.INVALID
Tue Oct 12 06:02:51 CEST 2010


On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 20:04:28 -0500 Jorge Biquez <jbiquez at icsmx.com>
wrote:

> At 06:30 p.m. 11/10/2010, Robert Kern wrote:
> >On 10/11/10 6:17 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> >>On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 10:11:37 -0500, Robert Kern wrote:
> >>
> >>>On 10/11/10 8:44 AM, Jason Swails wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Andreas Waldenburger
> >>>><usenot at geekmail.invalid>  wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>      On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 23:51:46 +1300 Lawrence D'Oliveiro
> >>>>      <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand>  wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>       >  In
> >>>>       > message<mailman.1417.1286438621.29448.python-list at python.org
> >>>>      <mailto:mailman.1417.1286438621.29448.python-list at python.org>>,
> >>>>       >  Emile van Sebille wrote:
> >>>>       >
> >>>>       >  >  Oh come now -- isn't being lazy a primary
> >>>>       >  > programmer's attribute?
> >>>>       >
> >>>>       >  I wonder if that’s why more men are good at it than
> >>>>       > women...
> >>>>
> >>>>      You may want to think about whether this really was your
> >>>> intended meaning.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>Sure it was -- men are lazy; programmers are primarily lazy;
> >>>>explains why programmers are predominantly men (for the time
> >>>>being, at least). Made perfect sense to me.
> >>>
> >>>That's quite a different statement than "men are more good at it
> >>>than women".
> >>
> >>But that's not what he said. He said more men are good at
> >>programming than women.
> >
> >I suck at reading, apparently.
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> I was a teacher of Computer Sciences for some 
> years.... in my case, women were better 
> programming than men..... but sure, on the IT 
> industry the percentage of men is a lot more than the one of women.
> Why?
> 
Remarks like the above are probably not helping.

/W

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