[racket] sad user face?

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Sun Feb 19 14:25:11 EST 2012

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 9:29 AM, J. Ian Johnson <ianj at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Er.... you may think that's funny, but that kind of gender insentivity is what this thread is trying to avoid. The implied
> amount of work to introduce a new character so that the book is gender neutral makes (non-half-assed/unintentionally
> offensive) plans too expensive. Unfortunate.

FWIW 99% of the cookbooks that I've used start an opposite gender to
mine and it was never an obstacle for me.

If only it were that simple that engineering books are using the wrong
gender and that is why there aren't as many women as men.

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