[racket] sad user face?

From: J. Ian Johnson (ianj at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Feb 18 21:23:30 EST 2012

More important than the word choice, the representative character of the book is male. Potential female readers will not see this book as for them because they don't identify with the icon. There should be a male/female team or an ambiguous space slug.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Jadud" <jadudm at gmail.com>
To: "John Clements" <clements at brinckerhoff.org>
Cc: "Racket mailing list" <users at racket-lang.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2012 8:58:40 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: [racket] sad user face?

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 20:48, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> I think this is becoming less common.

I've seen the same trend. And, if we're going to change perceptions of
computing, the language we use isn't a bad place to start---simply
because we *can* control it.

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